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English: Liberation of Belsen Concentration Camp April 1945: Scene inside the cleansing station, nicknamed the "Human Laundry", which was housed in a former stable for cavalry horses at the newly established hospital for Belsen inmates in Hohne Military Barracks. The photograph shows some of the 60 tables, each staffed by two German doctors and two German nurses, at which the sick were washed and deloused.
Date April 1945
IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph BU 5474 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
Author No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit - Hewitt (Sgt)


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