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Boxcars containing bodies of victims outside the Dachau camp

US soldiers discovered these boxcars loaded with dead prisoners outside the Dachau camp. Here, they force German boys—believed to be members of the Hitler Youth (Hitlerjugend; HJ)—to view the atrocity. Dachau, Germany, April 30, 1945.


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US soldiers discovered these boxcars loaded with dead prisoners outside the Dachau camp. [LCID: 0555]

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