We Are Free!"
Imprisonment's End

 

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photo, left: These Russian, Polish, and Dutch slave laborers interned at the Buchenwald  concentration camp averaged 160 pounds each prior to entering camp 11 months ago. Their average weight is now 70 pounds. Germany, April 16, 1945. Pvt. H. Miller (Army)

photo, right: These are slave laborers in the Buchenwald concentration camp near Jena; many had died from malnutrition when U.S. troops of the 80th Division entered the camp. Germany, April 16, 1945. Pvt. H. Miller (Army)

--Photographs courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD

























 


 

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