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Burial of victims of the Wöbbelin camp

After the liberation of the camp, the US Army ordered the local townspeople to bury the corpses of prisoners killed in the camp. This photograph shows troops observing a moment of silence at a mass funeral for victims of the Wöbbelin camp. Germany, May 7, 1945.


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  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Dr. Alfred B. Sundquist

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After the liberation of the camp, the US Army ordered the local townspeople to bury the corpses of prisoners killed in the camp. [LCID: 09271]