Lot 574WWII Holocaust 1945 German Concentration Camp Pictorial Book...

Auction Date: 30/06/2016 at 10:30 am



WWII Holocaust 1945 German Concentration Camp Pictorial Book ‘Deutsche Konzentrations – und Gefangenenlager’ April 1945, ‘German Concentration camps and camp inmates: what the American and British armies encountered’ immediate post-war publication containing dozens of photographs from Dachau and Buchenwald upon liberation, includes the famous and controversial photo of Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel in Buchenwald, also presents photographs of victims of the gas chambers and atrocities, surviving inmates, including an interned American soldier, The aim of publishing these photobooks was to show the German population the horror of the death camps in Germany; because it was hardly a book people wanted to keep around, few copies remain today, measuring 25 x 34 approx. general condition is A/G, cover worn, pages appear good

Hammer Price: £340.00

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