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Auschwitz, Poland, An American B-17 bomber above the IG Farben factory during its first bombing on 20/08/1944.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

The smoky factory and the near by Auschwitz III camp are seen on the left. The other sources of the smoke are smoke generators that were meant to screen the factory in case of aerial attack.

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  • Title: Auschwitz, Poland, An American B-17 bomber above the IG Farben factory during its first bombing on 20/08/1944.
  • Subject Keywords: Camps , Air-raids , Factories
  • Photographer: US Army Air Force
  • Origin: USHMM
  • Name of submitter: US National Archives
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  • Archival signature: 7469/54

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