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Heinrich Himmler inspecting a prisoner of war camp, 1940-1941

Caption   Heinrich Himmler inspecting a prisoner of war camp, 1940-1941 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   242-HB-47721(306)
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Heinrich Himmler   Main article  Photos  
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 16 Aug 2011

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Trev Edwards says:
6 Nov 2013 01:05:33 PM

Thst photo is a mirror image. Look where the Nazi eagle is on the Wermacht officer and the one on Himmler's shoulder. The medals should be over the left breast.
2. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
7 Nov 2013 05:43:58 PM

Thank you Trev, we have flipped the photo around based on your observations.
3. Mike says:
17 Mar 2014 11:45:45 AM

Where was this photo taken?
4. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
17 Mar 2014 06:15:39 PM

The National Archives only lists this as a POW camp in Russia. The men behind the wire are Soviet POWs.

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