• Belsen put to the torch
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Belsen put to the torch

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Resource TypeStill Images
Date of Creation1945
Extent & Medium1 photograph
Scope & ContentItem is a photograph depicting the destruction of camp huts at Bergen Belsen. A press release is attached to the back of the print.
Caption, signatures and inscriptionsFormer prisoners look on as thick clouds of black smoke rise from the camp building at Belsen, Nazi horror camp taken by the British in final phase of battle for Europe. Flame throwers were used to burn the vermin-infested barracks. British official photo from Acme. 6-1-45
PublisherAcme Newspapers, Inc.