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Survivors prepare food

Soon after liberation, camp survivors cook in a field. Bergen-Belsen, Germany, after April 15, 1945.

In the days before liberation, the prisoners had been left without food or water. An estimated 500 inmates per day died in the days preceding and following liberation.


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Soon after liberation, camp survivors cook in a field. [LCID: 75115]

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