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The Unshuttered Horror of War
 

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Photo, left: At the German concentration camp at Wobbelin, many inmates were found by the U.S. Ninth Army in pitiful condition. Here one of them breaks out in tears when he finds he is not leaving with the first group to the hospital. Germany, May 4, 1945. Pvt. Ralph Forney (Army)

Photo, right: Wobbelin Concentration Camp, recently captured by troops of the 82nd Airborne Division. Many prisoners were found nearly starved to death. Here former prisoners are being taken to a hospital for medical attention... Germany, May 4, 1945. Pvt. Ralph Forney (Army)




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

























 


 

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