Death Pits of Ohrdruf


This was the first Camp found in Germany proper. It was found by members of Gen Patton's Third Army, and was photographed by his official photo unit the 166th Signal Photo Co. All of the bodies were exhumed by Germans and reburied under supervision of the U.S. Army.

Source: Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies: Educational Resources, Photo by Signal Corps U.S.army and 166th Signal Photo Co.