German civilians being forced to confront corpses

When the Allies liberated the Nazi death camps, the local German civilian populations were not allowed the excuse of being unknowing bystanders.  They were assembled and made to confront the horrors that had occurred in their own neighbourhoods.


Photographer unknown, 1945


Accession number: H98.103/3121


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures collection. Gift of The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), 1976

The Holocaust