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!?
Bookmark and Share
Related Items
Related Items