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Photo credit: Mauthausen Museum Archives, USHMM Photo Archives
Black and white photo taken just after liberation of the camp on May 8, 1945 by American Gen. George Patton’s troops.
|(Photo credit: National Archives, USHMM Photo Archives)|
|Color photo taken June 1996.|
Today the quarry where so many died terrible deaths is quiet and still but for the occasional gentle breeze off the granite walls, or the hushed voices of tourists, or a parent summoning a child, or even a survivor describing what it was like here… then.