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Bible found at liberation

Soviet forces liberated the Sachsenhausen concentration camp in April 1945. In the camp, Soviet soldiers found this German edition of the Old and New Testaments on a dead prisoner, a Jehovah's Witness. The bible was sent to the prisoner's surviving family members.


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  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum - Collections

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Bible found at liberation [LCID: 1998dn17]