Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

Signpost for mass grave

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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed : photograph : b&w ; Ht: 7.4 cm x W: 6.6 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper : Printed : photograph : b&w ; Ht: 7.4 cm x W: 6.6 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
[ca. 1945]
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
Large white border. Outdoor photograph of a signpost. The inscription on it reads: Grave No. 2/Approx. 5,000/23rd April 1945. The sign is on a field surrounded by a rope fence. Narrative: The RCAF, Royal Canadian Air Force, participated in the liberation of Bergen-Belsen. The donor, Lucien Benoit, was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force, which participated in the liberation of Bergen-Belsen.
Accession No.
1991.08.01
Name Access
Benoit, Lucien
Places
Bergen-Belsen, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Museum
Images
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