American soldiers escort children
survivors of Buchenwald out of the main gate of the camp. Among the children
pictured is future Nobel Peace Prize winner Eli Wiesel (fourth child in
the left column).
Young survivors behind a barbed
wire fence in Buchenwald.
American soldiers view a pile
of human remains outside the crematorium in Buchenwald.
Crematoria ovens in Buchenwald
An American soldier sorts through
crates of silverware taken from prisoners in Buchenwald. The crates were
hidden in a nearby cave along with other boxes of confiscated belongings.
An exhibit of human remains and
artifacts retrieved by the U.S. Army from a pathology laboratory run by
the SS in Buchenwald. These items were used as evidence of SS atrocities.
The items include tattooed skin taken from executed prisoners, a lampshade
made of human skin, and two shrunken heads from Polish prisoners who were
recaptured after escaping from the camp and executed.