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Holocaust Photographs:
Mauthausen Survivors Greet Their American Liberators

(May 6, 1945)


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Cheering survivors greet American troops as they enter the Mauthausen concentration camp a day after the actual liberation. According to P. Serge Choumoff, an historian and survivor of Mauthausen, this event was a recreation of the liberation done at the request of General Eisenhower.

Source: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

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