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  • Tags: Ohrdruf (Concentration camp)

Content Note: Caption text from separate sheet: "Eisenhower walks around a cluster of corpses representing the remains of many of the inmates at the camp at Gotha, lying where they were slain." Survivors and other Army personnel stand behind the…

Content Note: Caption text from separate sheet: "Standing beside a well-used Gallow, Gen. Eisenhower listens while occupants of a former German concentration camp tell, through an interpreter, of atrocities committed by Germans operating the camp." …

Content Note: Caption text from separate sheet: "Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, watches grimly while occupants of a German concentration camp at Gotha demonstrate how they were tortured by the Nazi sadists operating the camp. …

Content Note: The corpses are stacked with either their heads or their feet toward the camera next to a building. They are emaciated, and some are clothed while others are not. Two of the liberators are wearing gloves. Numbered 78 on the reverse.

Content Note: A scaffold near the barracks. Three liberators stand behind it, looking at it. Numbered 76 on the reverse.

Content Note: Male civilians use shovels and picks to dig graves. Liberators stand over them with rifles slung over their shoulders, observing their work. Numbered 74 on the reverse.

Content Note: The corpse of a male prisoner who had died prior to the evacuation (and had been placed in a hut with other corpses and covered with lime) lies face down near the corpses of prisoners executed when Ohrdruf was evacuated. Liberators…
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