"There are approximately 15 men in this pile" [Gardelegen Incident]

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Title

"There are approximately 15 men in this pile" [Gardelegen Incident]

Creator

Motzko, Edmund (Donor)

Description

Content Note: Caption written on reverse of the photograph. Additional caption text: "1116 killed in this atrocity. There are approximately 15 men in this pile. This is one of the 26 pictures that are on display at the United States Holocaust Memorial Council Oct. 26, 27, 28, 1981, Washington, D.C. This enlargement returned for release to news media." A liberator stands in the doorway of the barn looking a pile of charred corpses of prisoners who died while trying to escape from the burning barn. Numbered 17 on the reverse.

Identifier

06080100PHGA00MOTZED001
06080100PHGA00MOTZED001.JPG

Subject

Motzko, Edmund

Coverage

Gardelegen (Germany)

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image size: 7 1/2" x 9 1/2"; Paper size: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8" bent, cracked, scratches. Reverse of photo: writing.

Date

4 - 15 - 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); 115 KB Digital image created as part of SAGE project, 1998.

Files

06080100PHGA00MOTZED001.JPG

Collection

Citation

Motzko, Edmund (Donor), “"There are approximately 15 men in this pile" [Gardelegen Incident],” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed April 12, 2024, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/770.

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