A Liberator views the charred corpses of prisoners who died while trying to escape from the burning barn [Gardelegen Incident]

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Title

A Liberator views the charred corpses of prisoners who died while trying to escape from the burning barn [Gardelegen Incident]

Creator

Cartledge, William Ned (Donor)

Description

Content Note: Label on the reverse side of the photograph reads "500 burned alive". Two of the charred corpses lie outside the barn door. The liberator stands next to the door frame looking at those two corpses. Other corpses lie inside the doorway in a pile. Numbered 3 on the reverse.

Identifier

06080100PHGA00CARTWI001
06080100PHGA00CARTWI001.JPG

Subject

Cartledge, William Ned

Coverage

Gardelegen (Germany)

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 6 1/2" x 4 1/2"; Paper size: 7" x 5" torn, bent, cracked, scratches, damage on negative. Reverse of photo: paper label, two pieces of tape with black paper fibers adhering to them (as if torn from a sheet of black paper).

Date

0 - 0 - 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); 58 KB Digital image created as part of SAGE project, 1998.

Files

06080100PHGA00CARTWI001.JPG

Collection

Citation

Cartledge, William Ned (Donor), “A Liberator views the charred corpses of prisoners who died while trying to escape from the burning barn [Gardelegen Incident],” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed November 28, 2023, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/762.

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