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Residents of Gardelegen dig graves for more than 1,000 victims

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Title:
Residents of Gardelegen dig graves for more than 1,000 victims
Physical Description:
Photograph
Language:
English
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Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photographs   ( lcsh )
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Photographs   ( lcsh )
Holocaust victims -- Photographs   ( lcsh )
Concentration camps -- Photographs   ( lcsh )
Photographs -- Gardelegen (Germany)   ( lcsh )

Notes

Abstract:
Caption on back of photograph reads: "THE NAZIS BURN THE LIVING. When troops of the Ninth U.S. Army reached Gardelegen, Germany, they found the still-smoldering bodies of more than 1,000 political prisoners whom the Nazis had forced into a fuel-soaked barn and burned to death. A mass of human flesh was smoking when American troops arrived on the scene and discovered from fugitives of the concentration camp that the atrocity had been committed by German troops and Luftwaffe personnel from a nearby airfield. Residents of the town of Gardelegen, 27 miles north west of Magdoburg, were immediately compelled by U.S. officers to disinter approximately 700 partially buried dead and to bury all the charred victims. THIS PHOTO SHOWS: Residents of Gardelegen dig graves for more than 1,000 victims who were identified as far as possible before burial."
General Note:
"KY 63726. Keystone Photo 489576. WAR POOL PHOTO, NOT FOR USE IN THE BRITISH ISLES, FRANCE, BELGIUM OR WESTERN HEMISPHERE. SERVICED BY LONDON OWI (INNER FULL). CERTIFIED AS PASSED BY SHAEF CENSOR."

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - N08-00217
usfldc handle - n8.217
System ID:
SFS0036245:00001

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"KY 63726. Keystone Photo 489576. WAR POOL PHOTO, NOT FOR USE IN THE BRITISH ISLES, FRANCE, BELGIUM OR WESTERN HEMISPHERE. SERVICED BY LONDON OWI (INNER FULL). CERTIFIED AS PASSED BY SHAEF CENSOR."
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Caption on back of photograph reads: "THE NAZIS BURN THE LIVING. When troops of the Ninth U.S. Army reached Gardelegen, Germany, they found the still-smoldering bodies of more than 1,000 political prisoners whom the Nazis had forced into a fuel-soaked barn and burned to death. A mass of human flesh was smoking when American troops arrived on the scene and discovered from fugitives of the concentration camp that the atrocity had been committed by German troops and Luftwaffe personnel from a nearby airfield. Residents of the town of Gardelegen, 27 miles north west of Magdoburg, were immediately compelled by U.S. officers to disinter approximately 700 partially buried dead and to bury all the charred victims. THIS PHOTO SHOWS: Residents of Gardelegen dig graves for more than 1,000 victims who were identified as far as possible before burial."
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