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Bodies in the Dachau crematorium mortuary

The bodies of former prisoners are piled in the crematorium mortuary in the newly liberated Dachau concentration camp. Dachau, Germany, April 29, 1945.

This image is among the commonly reproduced and distributed, and often extremely graphic, images of liberation. These photographs provided powerful documentation of the crimes of the Nazi era.


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The bodies of former prisoners are piled in the crematorium mortuary in the newly liberated Dachau concentration camp. [LCID: 06112]

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