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Female SS guards at Bergen-Belsen being put to work by the liberating British force, 17 Apr 1945.

Caption   Female SS guards at Bergen-Belsen being put to work by the liberating British force, 17 Apr 1945. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   BU 4065
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Photos on Same Day 17 Apr 1945
Photos at Same Place Bergen-Belsen, Lower Saxony, Germany
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
21 Nov 2019 02:31:44 PM

SS women camp guards are paraded for work in clearing the dead. The women include Hildegard Kanbach (first from left) , Irene Haschke (centre, third from right), the Head Wardress, Elisabeth Volkenrath (second from right, partially hidden) and Herta Bothe (first from right). [quoted from IWM]

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WW2-Era Place Name Bergen-Belsen, Lower Saxony, Germany
Lat/Long 52.7578, 9.9078
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