Corridor of gas chambers
Gift of Louis S. Smith, Yaffa Eliach Collection donated by the Center for Holocaust Studies
Id no. 5003.79, Photograph
Created by:  Louis S. Smith
Subject(s):  Camps, Gas chambers, Liberation
Louis Smith, a battalion surgeon in the US Army?s 697th Field Artillery Battalion, took this photograph of a gas chamber door at Dachau the day after the camp's liberation. The gas chamber was never operational. The German text translates as, ?Caution! Gas! Life threatening! Do not open!?
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