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United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Russian prisoners starved to death by Nazis.
"BIPPA. EA 63147. U.S. Signal Corps Photo. ETO-HQ-45-32896. SERVICED BY LONDON OWI TO LIST B-1. CERTIFIED AS PASSED BY SHAEF CENSOR."
Caption on back of photograph reads: "RUSSIAN PRISONERS STARVED TO DEATH BY NAZIS. These are the bodies of 200 Russian prisoners-of-war, most of whom died of starvation, at a Nazi confinement camp at Hemer, Germany. Out of a total of 22,000 prisoners, almost 100 died every day. These victims were photographed April 16, 1945, after capture of Hemer, 42 miles northeast of Dusseldorf and the Rhine River, by troops of the First U.S. Army."
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World War, 1939-1945
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
t Photographs of the Nazi war crimes trials, 1945-1946