<p>German civilians remove the bodies of prisoners killed in the Nordhausen concentration camp and lay them out in long rows outside the central barracks (Boelke Kaserne). Nordhausen, Germany, April 12, 1945.</p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This image is among the </span><a href="/narrative/8334/en"><span style="font-weight: 400;">commonly reproduced and distributed</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, and often extremely graphic, images of liberation. These photographs provided powerful documentation of the crimes of the Nazi era. </span></p>

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