Freeing the Prisoners Two Soldiers Recall the Liberation of Dachau and Auschwitz

Seventy-five years ago, Auschwitz was liberated, with Dachau to follow a couple of months later. Here, a Soviet soldier and an American soldier recall the moment they first set eyes on the camps.
Former U.S. soldier Don Greenbaum

Former U.S. soldier Don Greenbaum

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Sara Naomi Lewkowicz/ DER SPIEGEL

The Auschwitz concentration camp

The Auschwitz concentration camp

Foto: KACPER PEMPEL/ REUTERS
Former Red Army soldier Ivan Stepanovich Martynushkin

Former Red Army soldier Ivan Stepanovich Martynushkin

Foto: Emile Ducke / DER SPIEGEL
DER SPIEGEL 5/2020
Foto: Pascal Kerouche/ Universal Music
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