Prisoners of the Gardelegen concentration camp, killed by the SS

Prisoners of the Gardelegen concentration camp

Holocaust: Prisoners of the Gardelegen concentration camp, killed by the SS.
In April 1945, in the Nazi concentration camp in Gardelegen, the SS men drove about 1,100 prisoners into the barn and set it on fire. Some of the victims tried to escape, but were shot by the guards. The photograph shows the entrance to the barn and the corpses of the prisoners who died during the attempt to escape. Only 12 prisoners survived.


Source: US National Archives.



Source of photo information:

  1. www.theatlantic.com




Location: Gardelegen, Germany
Image Date: April 16, 1945

In : 1945

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