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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: A Color Photo, Made by an American Soldier in 1945, of Prisoner Clothing Hung Before the Crematoria Doors at Dachau

The photograph was taken by American Colonel Alexander Zabin in May, 1945. According to the U.S Holocaust Museum archive description of the photo, Col. Zabin “had landed in Normandy on the day after D-day and moved with the Third Army … Continue reading

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: An American Soldier Poses in Front of a Dachau Train Car with Corpses, 1945

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Corpses in an Open Rail Car, Dachau, 1945

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Dachau Death Train, May 1945

Alexander Zabin of Long Island took the below photo in May of 1945 (while “serving with the 4th Auxiliary Surgical Group in the US Third Army”).

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Prisoners on a Death March from Dachau, April 29, 1945

More information on this photo can be found at the U.S. Holocaust Museum photo archives here.

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Dachau, 1945

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Allied Footage of the Liberation of Dachau and Bergen-Belsen

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