US soldiers examine a rail truck loaded with dead prisoners

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Title US soldiers examine a rail truck loaded with dead prisoners
Artist Lee Miller
Year 1945
Town/City Dachau
Country Germany
Format Modern
Description A rail car in the death train. Doctor Jacques Hindermeyer, a French medical expert who was an eyewitness, stated that Lee Miller took this photograph which he himself could not take because he was too overcome with revulsion when the GI's opened the door of the rail car and the rotting corpses flopped out.

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