Ajax loader
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, Concentration camp, Famine, Holocaust, Liberation, NAZI GERMANY, PRISONERS, SECOND WORLD WAR, World War II
Slave labourers in the Buchenwald concentration camp near Jena, Germany shortly after US troops of the 80th division entered the camp on April 16 1945 and liberated 21,000 inmates. From July 1937 to March 1945 238,980 prisoners from 30 countries passed through the camp. 43,045 of them were killed, died from brutal conditions or did not survive forced evacuations. Elie Wiesel is seen at the second row of bunks, seventh from the left next to the vertical beam.
Photo Credit:
Adoc-photos / Art Resource, NY
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4960 X 3754 px