One of the 150 concentration camp prisoners burned to death by the SS as Allied troops closed in on the camp, Gardelegen, Germany, 16 Apr 1945

Caption   One of the 150 concentration camp prisoners burned to death by the SS as Allied troops closed in on the camp, Gardelegen, Germany, 16 Apr 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   111-SC-203572
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Discovery of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 16 Apr 1945
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 27 Dec 2006

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1. Hungarian says:
10 Aug 2008 03:07:19 PM

2. Anonymous says:
15 Apr 2011 04:01:00 PM

thats sad
3. Rick Blake says:
19 Sep 2013 09:03:17 AM

My Father, Ronald W. Blake, 35th Infantry Division, 60th Engineers, was at that site. He used to tell us kids about it. It never sank in. One day while moving his books, a photo of the massacre fell out. I now am proud of the fact my Dad was there. He said he was part of a group that hunted down the SS Troopers, and killed the bastard.
4. Anonymous says:
16 Apr 2018 11:08:05 AM

Rick Blake, I salute your father.

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