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Two men pushing a corpse into the oven

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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 9 cm x W: 14 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 9 cm x W: 14 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
April 29, 1945-May 10, 1945
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
b&w photograph, white border. Two men dressed in camp prisoner’s uniforms stand on either side of an emaciated body being wheeled into a cremation oven. Survivors of the Dachau concentration camp demonstrate the operation of the crematorium. Narrative: This picture has certainly been taken a few days after the liberation by US soldiers to document the cremation process.
Accession No.
1990.73.9
Name Access
Herscovitz, Ernest
Places
Dachau, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Images
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