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Bergen Belsen, Germany, Trucks loaded with corpses on their way to a mass burial site, after the liberation of the camp, April 1945.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

SS - Untersturmführer ( 2nd Lieutenant) Dr. Fritz Klein (physician) is sitting on corpses (Klein is the man without cap). He served in KL Auschwitz from December 1943 and was the Camp doctor in the Women Camp, where he carried out selections as much as in the "Gypsy" Camp and the Theresienstadt Family Camp. In November 1944 transfered to KL Neuengamme and in January 1945 to KL Bergen Belsen. Sentenced to death by hanging and executed in December 1945.

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  • Title: Bergen Belsen, Germany, Trucks loaded with corpses on their way to a mass burial site, after the liberation of the camp, April 1945.
  • Location: Germany
  • Subject Keywords: SS - Schutzstaffel , Camps , Corpses , Vehicles , Uniforms , Liberation , Postwar period , War criminals , British Army
  • Name of submitter: Hadassah Rosensaft
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  • Archival signature: 1201
  • Album number: FA182/91

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