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American soldiers silently inspect some of the rail trucks loaded with dead which were found on the rail siding at the Dachau concentration camp in Germany, on May 3, 1945. (AP Photo)

American soldiers silently inspect some of the rail trucks loaded with dead which were found on the rail siding at the Dachau concentration camp in Germany, on May World War II: The Holocaust - The Atlantic

The Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Liberated 4/15/45 by the British. 70,000 prisoners died there. 35,000 of typhus in the first few months of 1945, including Anne Frank. Soldiers found 53,000 inmates - most acutely sick and starving. The BBC reported,"...A mother, driven mad, screamed at a British sentry to give her milk for her child, and thrust the tiny mite into his arms, then ran off, crying terribly. He opened the bundle and found the baby had been dead for days."…

Women and children, some of over concentration camp inmates liberated by the British in a barrack at Bergen-Belsen, Germany, 1945

“When American troops liberated prisoners in the Dachau concentration camp, Germany, in 1945, many German SS guards were killed by the prisoners who then threw their bodies into the moat surrounding the camp.” (AP)

When American troops liberated prisoners in the Dachau concentration camp, Germany, in many German SS guards were killed by the prisoners who then threw their bodies into the moat surrounding the camp. World War II: The Holocaust - In Focus - The Atlantic

American Generals George Patton, Omar Bradley, and Dwight David Eisenhower in the Ohrdruf concentration camp stand at a pyre where SS soldiers had burned bodies of dead prisoners.

generals Eisenhower Bradley Patton and Eddy inspect a cremation pyre at Ohrdruf concentration camp on April 12 1945

Human remains in the ovens at Dachau

Human remains found in the Dachau concentration camp crematorium after liberation. Germany, April — US Holocaust Memorial Museum

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SS guards of the Dachau concentration camp lie dead next to observation tower B shot by men of the US Infantry Division. In all, some 500 SS were "neutralized" according to General Eisenhower. The Real Deal/// Dads Days in Germany 1945

This photo was the first that broughtbhome the horror of the holocaust for me as a kid. One face reminded me of my brother... Ustedes Pan y Cebolla (y París). Bienvenidos a De Gusanos y Lombrices.

A pile of corpses in the newly liberated Dachau concentration camp. Dachau, Germany, April US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Muzeum Niepodleglosci

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Bodies lie piled against the walls of a crematory room in a German concentration camp in Dachau, Germany. The bodies were found by U. Seventh Army troops who took the camp on May (AP Photo) World War II: The Holocaust - In Focus - The Atlantic

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