The original caption reads, "Atrocity Story. German murder camp known as Lager #3. German prisoners uncover a mass grave used for the disposition of bodies. The [hole] is approx. 12' X 50' and bodies are stacked 5 high, foot to foot. All victims uncovered were males of varying ages, French, Russian, and Polish Jews and from the condition of the bodies had been in the ground 2 to 3 weeks. Death was traced to various reasons. Some were given a poison hypodermic in the wrist, others had died from starvation or typhus. This pit, one of many, was estimated to hold 1,000 bodies."
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