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US soldier standing in front of corpses at Buchenwald

A US soldier on an inspection tour of Buchenwald poses for a photograph beside a wagon laden with corpses. The soldier is probably a member of the Headquarters and Service Company, 183rd Engineer Combat Battalion, 8th Corps, US 3rd Army, which arrived at Buchenwald on April 17, 1945, several days after the camp's liberation.


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An American soldier on an inspection tour of Buchenwald poses for a photograph beside a wagon laden with corpses. [LCID: 85276]