French prisoner of the Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp on the floor of the barrack among dead comrades

French prisoner of the Mittelbau-Dora

A French prisoner of the Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp on the floor of a barrack among dead comrades.
The picture was taken immediately after the Allies liberated the camp. Camp
Mittelbau – Dora was a division or “sub-camp” of the notorious Nazi Buchenwald concentration camp. The camp was a labor camp, its prisoners worked, including at the Mittelwerk factory, where V-2 cruise missiles were produced.


Location: Nordhausen neighborhood, Germany.



Sources of information about the photo:

  1. www.theatlantic.com
  2. collections.ushmm.org




Location: Germany
Picture Time: April 1945
Photo by William B. Curtis

In : 1945

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