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An exhibit of human remains and artifacts retrieved by the American Army from a pathology laboratory run by the SS in Buchenwald.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 74066

An exhibit of human remains and artifacts retrieved by the American Army from a pathology laboratory run by the SS in Buchenwald.

These items were used as evidence of SS atrocities in the Buchenwald war crimes trial held at Dachau, Germany. The two shrunken heads are from Polish prisoners who were recaptured after escaping from the camp and executed.

Date
1945 April 16
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2007-04-27 00:00:00
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