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Ebensee Photographs


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  • A Crematoria Oven at Ebensee (May 6-30, 1945)
  • A survivor from Ebensee is loaded onto an ambulance to be taken to the 139th Evacuation Hospital by German personnel
  • Image of Ebensee
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  • Sgt. Paul Lipman giving cigarette to liberated prisoner (photographer unknown)
  • Dying Ebensee prisoner on stretcher
  • Liberated Ebensee prisoners waiting to get on the bus to leave camp
  • Liberated Ebensee prisoners waiting to get on the bus to leave camp
  • Ebensee crematorium with bones still in the oven
  • American soldier next to sign in German at Ebensee
  • Survivors sit on the floor in the infirmary barracks for Jewish prisoners in the Ebensee concentration camp.
  • Ebensee survivors cook a meal over an open fire
  • Survivors at Ebensee drink soup that was prepared for them by U.S. Army soldiers
  • Survivors of Ebensee are evacuated to the 139th Evacuation Hospital for medical care/span>
  • Former prisoners of Ebensee sit on benches surrounding the area where roll call was conducted
  • Survivors congregate in the former roll call area of the Ebensee concentration camp.
  • Ebensee survivors mill around the former roll call area. The snow-capped peaks of the Alps Mountains loom in the distance.
  • Survivors wave to American liberators from their bunks in the infirmary barracks for Jewish prisoners in the Ebensee concentration camp.
  • An emaciated Hungarian Jewish survivor sits on a stool in the infirmary barracks for Jewish prisoners in the Ebensee concentration camp.
  • Emaciated survivors sit in bunks in one of the infirmary barracks in the Ebensee concentration camp.
  • Former prisoners of Ebensee freed by the U.S. Third Army leave the camp under the sign “We Welcome Our Liberators”
  • Survivors in Ebensee hospital barracks 2 (for Jews) after liberation. The young man second from the right in the front row is 16 year-old George Havas
  • Survivors from Ebensee pose for a group portrait after showering in portable shower units installed by personnel from the 30th U.S. Army Field Hospital
  • Ebensee survivors rummage through piles of clothing.
  • Starved Survivors in Ebensee
  • Survivors in the Ebensee infirmary for Jews. The people who could not fit into the bunks were forced to sleep on the floor.
  • Survivors at Ebensee, too weak to eat solid food, suck on sugar cubes for strength
  • Ebensee survivors gather outside on the day of liberation. The survivor at center-left holding his metal name tag is Joachim Friedner, a twenty-one year-old Polish Jew from Krakow.
  • Survivors look out from the upper tier of a bunk in the infirmary barracks for Jewish prisoners in the Ebensee concentration camp.
  • Ebensee survivors prepare a meal over an open flame. The man second from left is Josef Szuyt, the former clerk of barracks 16.
  • Survivors in Ebensee wrap themselves in blankets. The man in the foreground is Mr. Faiwl, originally from Kalisz, Poland, imprisoned in Warsaw ghetto, Czestochowa ghetto - Hassak labor camp, Bedzin ghetto, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Swietochowice and Ebensee, where he was liberated by the U.S. Army.
  • Survivors at Ebensee in hospital barracks #2 for Jews
  • Four starved survivors at Ebensee sit in a bunk originally intended for one, while many of the sick lay on the floor
  • Emaciated Jewish survivors, who had been confined to the infirmary barracks at Ebensee, are gathered outside on the day after liberation. The survivor at center-left holding his metal name tag is Joachim Friedner, a twenty-one year-old Polish Jew from Crakow.
  • Survivors of Ebensee rest outside tents set up by the U.S. Army 30th Field Hospital

Sources: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Mitchell Bard from Mauthausen museum, Barry Lippa,

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