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Prisoners in block 61 of Buchenwald concentration camp in April 1945. The construction of Buchenwald camp started 15 July 1937 and was liberated by US General Patton's army 11 April 1945. Between 239,000 and 250,000 people were imprisoned in this camp. About 56,000 died among which 11,000 Jews. On the 4th of April Patton's army liberated the Buchenwald sub-camp in Ohrdruf, where they only found about fifty corpses of prisonners.
Prisoners in block 61 of Buchenwald concentration camp in April 1945. The construction of Buchenwald camp started 15 July 1937 and was liberated by US General Patton's army 11 April 1945. Between 239,000 and 250,000 people were imprisoned in this camp. About 56,000 died among which 11,000 Jews. On the 4th of April Patton's army liberated the Buchenwald sub-camp in Ohrdruf, where they only found about fifty corpses of prisonners.

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WWII vet describes horrors of Buchenwald

World War II veteran Rick Carrier describes being the first American to discover Nazi Germany's Buchenwald concentration camp.

WWII vet describes horrors of Buchenwald

World War II veteran Rick Carrier describes being the first American to discover Nazi Germany's Buchenwald concentration camp.