A sign erected by the British at the site of the former Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp (the camp had been burned to the ground to control the spread of typhus), 29 May 1945.

Caption   A sign erected by the British at the site of the former Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp (the camp had been burned to the ground to control the spread of typhus), 29 May 1945. ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   BU6955
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Discovery of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust   Main article  Photos  
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 29 May 1945
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 21 Nov 2019

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Licensing  Crown Copyright / Public Domain. According to the Crown Copyright laws of the United Kingdom, copyright protection has expired for photographs created prior to 1 Jun 1957.



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