"Concentration camp" [Generals Eisenhower and Patton at Ohdruf]

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Title

"Concentration camp" [Generals Eisenhower and Patton at Ohdruf]

Creator

Mercer, Fred (Donor)
Mercer, Fred (Photographer)

Description

Content Note: Title from writing on reverse. Additional writing on reverse: "Look in Time Magazine of 14 May/45 & you will see Gen. Eisenhower talking to the man under the arrow. I took these pictures--send them home to mother after you have seen them." General Eisenhower and General Patton with a large group of American troops view the corpses of executed prisoners. Survivors are visible in the crowd. Numbered 14 on the reverse.

Identifier

06080100PHOR00MERCFR005
06080100PHOR00MERCFR005.JPG

Subject

Ohrdruf (Concentration camp)
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)
Patton, George S. (George Smith)
Mercer, Fred

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 4 1/2" x 6 1/2"; Paper size: 4 1/4" x 6 7/8" torn, bent, cracked, scratches, fingerprints, damage on negative, moisture wrinkling, writing (arrow). Reverse of photo: 2 paper labels, writing.

Date

- - 1945

Contributor

Emory University
Encoded as part of the SAGE Digital Archive Project: A Collaborative Project between the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, 1997-2000.
Funding for the SAGE Digital Archive Project was provided by a local foundation.

Rights

Researchers should contact the repository for terms governing the use of the collection.

Relation

Negative. TIFF image (400 dpi). JPG image (72 dpi).

Format

JPG (72 dpi); 49 KB Digital image created as part of SAGE project, 1998.

Files

06080100PHOR00MERCFR005.JPG

Collection

Citation

Mercer, Fred (Donor) and Mercer, Fred (Photographer), “"Concentration camp" [Generals Eisenhower and Patton at Ohdruf],” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed June 4, 2023, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/676.

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