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Pile of Human Bones

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Date Issued:
1945
Summary:
Three prisoners are seen writing letters near a large pile of human bones. Captain Herp captioned the photograph "Pile of human bones. The story I got from this was that SS guards would just pick up a handful of ashes, put it in an envelope and mail it to next of kin of persons cremated and charge the person it was sent to 10 marks."
Title: Pile of Human Bones.
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Name(s): Herp, Edward L., 1921-2004, Collector
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Photographic Prints
Date Issued: 1945
Extent: 1 photograph
Summary: Three prisoners are seen writing letters near a large pile of human bones. Captain Herp captioned the photograph "Pile of human bones. The story I got from this was that SS guards would just pick up a handful of ashes, put it in an envelope and mail it to next of kin of persons cremated and charge the person it was sent to 10 marks."
Identifier: FSU_ELH1997_0067_B01_F01_I052 (IID)
Subject(s): Buchenwald (Concentration camp)
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_ELH1997_0067_B01_F01_I052
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Host Institution: FSU
Is Part Of: Edward L. Herp papers.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.
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