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American soldiers view the bodies of prisoners shot by the SS during the liberation of the camp.

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    American soldiers view the bodies of prisoners shot by the SS during the liberation of the camp.
    American soldiers view the bodies of prisoners shot by the SS during the liberation of the camp.  

Some of the dead had been ordered to drop their pants before they were shot to prevent their escape.

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    American soldiers view the bodies of prisoners shot by the SS during the liberation of the camp.

    Some of the dead had been ordered to drop their pants before they were shot to prevent their escape.
    Photographer
    John Coulston
    Date
    1945 April 04
    Locale
    Ohrdruf, [Thuringia] Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Oscar Nathans

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Oscar Nathans

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    Record last modified:
    2001-09-05 00:00:00
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