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A German civilian forced to view corpes of inmates at the Flossenbürg Concentration Camp. Just inside the German border with Czechoslovakia, Flossenbürg was a camp originally meant for criminals and Jews, though it eventually held p.o.w.s and political prisoners, as well. In addition, pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, head of the Abwehr, or Intelligence Agency, were held and executed at the camp after their plot to kill Hitler failed. 30,000 people perished at the…

After the liberation of the Flossenbürg concentration camp, two US army infantrymen examine a pile of shoes belonging to victims of the camp. Flossenbürg, Germany, May 1945.


flossenburg - Germany. Prisoners at the time of liberation