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SS guards walk along the arrival ramp at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 77220

SS guards walk along the arrival ramp at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

The Birkenau arrival ramp was completed only weeks before this photo was taken. Formerly the deportation trains arrived at a ramp that was half a mile away. Crematoria II and III can be seen in the far background.

Photographer
Bernhardt Walter/Ernst Hofmann
Date
May 1944
Variant Locale
Brzezinka
Birkenau
Auschwitz III
Monowitz
Auschwitz II
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Yad Vashem (Public Domain)
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Record last modified: 2003-07-01 00:00:00
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