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Holocaust Liberation Photographs: Holocaust Survivors

** Warning: Photos may contain graphic images, including death & nudity **
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  • Survivor displays emaciated condition in liberated Buchenwald camp
  • Emaciated survivor at Nordhausen concentration camp. Died shortly after photo taken.
  • Sole survivor among corpses in a freight cart ransporting Jews in Romania
  • Two survivors prepare food in Dachau. Mn on right is likely Jean (Johnny) Voste, the only black prisoner at Dachau.
  • Starved Hungarian woman receives treatment after liberation of Mauthausen.
  • Buchenwald survivor identifies a former camp guard who brutally beat prisoners.
  • A Survivor on the Day of Liberation of Dachau
  • Survivors in Dachau After Liberation (May 1945)
  • Survivors of the Berga concentration camp after liberation.
  • Two emaciated survivors sit outside a barracks in Nordhausen concentration camp
  • Young and old survivors in Dachau cheer on their American liberators (April 1945)
  • Emaciated survivors gathered outside the infirmary at Ebensee.
  • Survivors from Ebensee pose for group portrait after showering in units installed by 30th U.S. Army Field Hospital
  • American soldier stands guard while survivors of Dachau bathe in the moat
  • Survivors in Dachau pass out bread to each other after liberation
  • Survivors from Dachau praying in the camp infirmary after liberation
  • Survivors Stand Behind Barbed-Wire in Dachau After Liberation
  • Survivors congregate in the former roll call area of the Ebensee concentration camp.
  • Emaciated survivors sit in the infirmary barracks in the Ebensee concentration camp.
  • American medical personnel tend to typhus-stricken survivors after liberation of Dachau
  • Survivors in Ebensee wrap themselves in blankets.
  • Survivors at Ebensee in hospital barracks #2 for Jews
  • Survivors at Ebensee drink soup prepared by U.S. Army soldiers
  • Survivors wave to American troops from the infirmary for Jewish prisoners in the Ebensee camp.
  • Slave laborers in the Buchenwald concentration camp. Most died from malnutrition when U.S. troops entered the camp, April 16, 1945

Sources: National Archives; Shoah/Holocaust; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum