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Bodies of victims in the Nordhausen camp

View of the main street of the Nordhausen concentration camp, outside of the central barracks (Boelke Kaserne), where the bodies of prisoners have been laid out in long rows. Nordhausen, Germany, April 13–14, 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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  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Michael Mumma
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View of the main street of the Nordhausen concentration camp, outside of the central barracks (Boelke Kaserne), where the bodies ... [LCID: 26811]

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