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German civilians under U.S. military escort are forced to view a wagon piled with corpses in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

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    German civilians under U.S. military escort are forced to view a wagon piled with corpses in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.
    German civilians under U.S. military escort are forced to view a wagon piled with corpses in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

Original caption reads:  "German civilians are forced to look at a truckload of dead Allied and political prisoners at Buchenwald camp.  Under U.S. military escort, the civilians were forced to view all the evidence of atrocities in the camp."

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    German civilians under U.S. military escort are forced to view a wagon piled with corpses in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.

    Original caption reads: "German civilians are forced to look at a truckload of dead Allied and political prisoners at Buchenwald camp. Under U.S. military escort, the civilians were forced to view all the evidence of atrocities in the camp."
    Date
    1945 April 16
    Locale
    Buchenwald, [Thuringia] Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Harold Royall

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Harold Royall
    Source Record ID: 111-SC-203472 (Album 3208)
    National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
    Copyright: Public Domain
    Source Record ID: 111-SC-203472 (Album 3208)
    Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
    Copyright: Public Domain
    Provenance: US Army Signal Corps
    Source Record ID: 80-259 (11)
    Second Record ID: FDRL 80-259
    Published Source
    KZ: Bildbericht aus funf Konzentrationslagern - #1

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