28.01.2011 23.Shevat, 5771
New photos show horror of post-liberation concentration camps
Thirty photos from the 1945 liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp and sub-camp Ohrdruf, show piles of corpses, some burnt.
Thirty photographs shot by American forces in 1945 at the Buchenwald concentration camp and sub-camp Ohrdruf, showing piles of corpses, some burnt, were recently provided to the German daily Bild, which published them yesterday.
Alongside the bodies, the photos show liberating American soldiers in uniform. Some of the photos were taken at Ohrdruf, which was part of the Buchenwald camp network and was captured by the Americans on April 4, 1945, making it the first camp liberated by American forces….