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View of a criminal wing in the prison at Nuremberg

View of a criminal wing in the prison at Nuremberg, housing war crimes trials defendants. Baltic guards under the supervision of American authorities patrol the wing and keep constant watch over the prisoners. The upper floors are screened off with heavy chicken wire to discourage suicide attempts. Nuremberg, Germany, between November 20, 1945, and October 1, 1946.


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View of a criminal wing in the prison at Nuremberg, housing war crimes trials defendants. [LCID: 56291]

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