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Brigader General Glyn Hughes gives the order to set fire to the barracks in camp no. 1 of the former Belsen concentration camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 75163

Brigader General Glyn Hughes gives the order to set fire to the barracks in camp no. 1 of the former Belsen concentration camp.

Belsen had to be burned down to prevent the spread of typhus. At extreme right is Col. Johnson of Medical Corps, 32 CCS.

Date
1945 May 21
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Hadassah Bimko Rosensaft
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Record last modified: 2015-05-04 00:00:00
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