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Supreme Allied Commander, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, along with other top U.S. Army officials, view the bodies of executed prisoners while on a tour of Ohrdruf concentration camp, April 12, 1945. Below: General Eisenhower listens as survivors tell him of atrocities committed by the SS in the camp.

(Photo credits: U.S. National Archives, courtesy USHMM Photo Archives)

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