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Object ID

2012.1.178

Object Name

Print, Photographic

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Description

A black and white photograph of bodies by a barbed wire fence. Includes text in upper right corner, "Leipzig."

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A black and white photograph of bodies by a barbed wire fence.The British and Canadians liberated the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp with the cooperation of the Jewish brigade. This photograph is part of the horror that greeted them upon entering the camp and seeing the unburied dead intermingled with the starving and sick and scarcely living “survivors”

Dimensions

6 1/2 x 8 3/4''

Keywords

Republic Francais Ministere de L'information, Displaced Persons Camp, Bergen-Belsen

Subcollection

1945 - Present: Post-Holocaust Commemoration & Revitalization: Displaced Person Camps; Refugees and Emigration; Postwar Trials; Israel Statehood

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