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April 11, 2010

an estimated 56,000 prisoners died at Buchewald…

Filed under: Dachau, Germany, Holocaust, World War II — Tags: , , , , — furtherglory @ 2:57 pm

I read numerous news stories today about the celebration of the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Buchenwald on April 11, 1945.   All of these news articles mentioned that “an estimated 56,000 prisoners” were killed at Buchenwald.  Why an estimate?  Were no records of the exact number of deaths found? (more…)