Buchenwald horror camp


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Buchenwald horror camp

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Title:
Buchenwald horror camp
Creator:
Associated Press of London
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Language:
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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Abstract:
Caption on back of photograph reads: "BUCHENWALD HORROR CAMP. Most remarkable were the incidents of human skin. Here is a close up of tatooed [sic] and tanned skin. The wife of a Nazi director of the camp, had a peculiar hobby. When a prisoner was brought and undressed for her inspection. If she liked his tatooing [sic] hew was killed, and the piece of skin tanned. She would make purses of it. Once she made a lamp, with large tatooed [sic] lampshade. The base of the lamp is made of human bones, most of these prisoners were political or Jewish prisoners."
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Caption title.
General Note:
"ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO. White/LP. 277852. 25445. ER."

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University of South Florida Library
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University of South Florida
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Resource Identifier:
N08-00199 ( USFLDC DOI )
n8.199 ( USFLDC Handle )

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Caption on back of photograph reads: "BUCHENWALD HORROR CAMP. Most remarkable were the incidents of human skin. Here is a close up of tatooed [sic] and tanned skin. The wife of a Nazi director of the camp, had a peculiar hobby. When a prisoner was brought and undressed for her inspection. If she liked his tatooing [sic] hew was killed, and the piece of skin tanned. She would make purses of it. Once she made a lamp, with large tatooed [sic] lampshade. The base of the lamp is made of human bones, most of these prisoners were political or Jewish prisoners."
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