A pile of human remains at Buchenwald Concentration Camp, near Weimar, Germany, Apr 1945

Caption   A pile of human remains at Buchenwald Concentration Camp, near Weimar, Germany, Apr 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Signal Corps
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Photos at Same Place Ettersberg, Weimar, Germany
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 2 Dec 2011

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1. Anonymous says:
17 Feb 2013 06:49:45 PM

This is a pile of dry dirt and leaves... you can see piled up fullsize scaffold boards on the top right of the photo...
2. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
18 Feb 2013 05:46:24 PM

To: “Anonymous” above: This photo shows dirt and leaves only if every tree in the area had hollow branches. These are bones and bone fragments. The hollow of the marrows and the heads of the long bones can all be clearly seen here. There is also a large amount of particulate debris in the pile that cannot be identified through analyzing the photo; but there is far more to suggest these bits are of human origin than leaves and dirt, your anonymous & unsupported denials notwithstanding.
3. Anonymous#1 says:
17 Jan 2015 03:28:34 PM

Anonymous, You are so WRONG in what you see, I see bones from human people, Are you one that doesn't believe the murder of all the jews is a lie?

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