POW on the Verge of Death




Pvt. Alvin L. Abrams, 20, of Philadelphia, PA, was one of the Jewish POWs segregated at Stalag IX-B and sent to the Berga concentration camp, where he was worked to the verge of death. He barely survived the death march after the camp was evacuated in April 1945. He was found at the hospital in Fuchsmuehl, Germany (NARA Photo).


Source: © Mitchell G. Bard. Forgotten Victims: The Abandonment of Americans in Hitler's Camps.. CO: Westview Press, 1994.