Coming face to face with the Holocaust

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In April 1945 the allied troops forced the citizens of Neunburg,Germany to face up to some of the atrocities ordered and  committed by their elected government. They were made to look at bodies of Jewish  and other slave laborers in woods outside Neunberg, where they were marched from a Nazi Gestapo camp and where thy had been killed by firing squads.

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Civilians of Neunburg  were ordered to disinter and rebury victims in the city cemetery.Chaplains of U. S. Third Army held short services for the victims.

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Truman Library

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