Dwight Eisenhower and other officers inspecting the remains of a German attempt to destroy the remains of dead Jewish prisoners at Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945

Caption   Dwight Eisenhower and other officers inspecting the remains of a German attempt to destroy the remains of dead Jewish prisoners at Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Gotha, Germany, 12 Apr 1945 ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 2 Feb 2011

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1. Anonymous says:
7 Jan 2018 02:12:45 PM

The Wikipedia article said the prisoners, up to 20,000, were from ALL OVER Eastern Europe and included captured Russians, Polish, etc as well as Jewish.

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WW2-Era Place Name Ohrdruf, Gotha, Germany
Lat/Long 50.8333, 10.7333
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