Germans from Soltau are made to bury murdered slave workers


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Germans from Soltau are made to bury murdered slave workers

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Germans from Soltau are made to bury murdered slave workers
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Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
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English

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Photographs ( lcsh )
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Photographs ( lcsh )
Holocaust victims -- Photographs ( lcsh )
Concentration camps -- Photographs ( lcsh )

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Caption on back of photograph reads: "GERMANS FROM SALTAU ARE MADE TO BURY MURDERED SLAVE WORKERS. Another Nazi crime has been uncovered in Germany, this time near Soltau. British soldiers patrolling woods near the town found an arm sticking up through the earth. Investigation disclosed that on April 12 a train of cattle trucks containing slave workers pulled up near the woods. The slaves of the 'master race' were then driven into the woods, although they were half-starved and barely able to walk. There they were clubbed and beaten to death, and their bodies shovelled [sic] into pits which were hastily covered over. Under the direction of Major Taylor German civilians from Soltau were brought to the scene of this atrocity and forced to disinter the bodies, place them in coffins, and bring them for burial in a grave which they, the citizens of Soltau, had been made to dig. In one pit alone 97 bodies were found. PHOTO SHOWS: - There's no smile on the faces of these two German women as they are made to kneel in front of one of the mutilated bodies."
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"BRITISH OFFICIAL PHOTO. BU 4621. Crown copyright reserved. WPL. (Picture issued May 1945). PN.

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University of South Florida Library
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N08-00223 ( USFLDC DOI )
n8.223 ( USFLDC Handle )

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Caption on back of photograph reads: "GERMANS FROM SALTAU ARE MADE TO BURY MURDERED SLAVE WORKERS. Another Nazi crime has been uncovered in Germany, this time near Soltau. British soldiers patrolling woods near the town found an arm sticking up through the earth. Investigation disclosed that on April 12 a train of cattle trucks containing slave workers pulled up near the woods. The slaves of the 'master race' were then driven into the woods, although they were half-starved and barely able to walk. There they were clubbed and beaten to death, and their bodies shovelled [sic] into pits which were hastily covered over. Under the direction of Major Taylor German civilians from Soltau were brought to the scene of this atrocity and forced to disinter the bodies, place them in coffins, and bring them for burial in a grave which they, the citizens of Soltau, had been made to dig. In one pit alone 97 bodies were found. PHOTO SHOWS: There's no smile on the faces of these two German women as they are made to kneel in front of one of the mutilated bodies."
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