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"Never again" - a detailed report about the horrors of the Dachau death camp - photographs, illustrations, charts, maps

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NEVER AGAIN / NIE WIEDER / JAMAIS PLUS - A short report in words and pictures about life and suffering in Dachau between the years 1933-1945 edited by Erich Preuss. Published by KZ Graber Fursorge Dachau, Munich 1950. Accompanied by many harsh photographs, and illustrations (The illustrations were made by former Dachau camp prisoner Jan Komski) documenting harsh scenes in the camp, as well as two large folded maps of the camp diagram and its various wings. A unique publication that accompanied the "Never Again" exhibition that took place in Dachau camp in 1950.

A detailed report about the horrors of Dachau - detailed testimonies of prisoners about the various methods of abuse by the Nazis in the camp, the sadistic methods of punishment, the various forms of executions, the method of working in the crematoria, the medical experiments that the Nazis carried out on the bodies of the prisoners (including a shocking photograph of an experiment done on a prisoner who was dropped into ice cold water), the exact numbers of prisoners who arrived in Dachau, those who were transferred to other camps, and those who perished in the camp, the first reports of the Americans when they liberated the camp at the end of the war, and the many rescue missions they engaged in, the mass graves and human bones found near the camp at the end of the war, and more.

Among the photographs: Dachau the city, an aerial view of the camp area and the electric fence, a group of political prisoners from the camp - a photograph taken in 1933, the blood canal near the crematorium, prisoners removing a body from the crematorium, an experiment conducted on a prisoner who was thrown into frozen ice water, a train full of corpses, prisoners who were murdered by The Nazis a few days before the liberation of the camp, released prisoners celebrating the end of the war, the entrance to the building where the trials of the Nazi war criminals were held, human bones found near the camp after the war, the large monument that was placed at the entrance to the camp with the lamps and the Star of David, and more.
In the illustrations: prisoners in forced labor, beatings, an escaped prisoner who was returned to the camp undergoing humiliation, flogging, execution by hanging, execution by shooting, transportation of corpses on trucks, a pile of corpses near the crematorium, a statistical chart of those who perished in the camp between 1933 - 1945.

66 pp. + [2] folded maps. Stains, good condition.

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77. "Never again" - a detailed report about the horrors of the Dachau death camp - photographs, illustrations, charts, maps