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German soldiers await the order to attack, with fallen comrade next to them. Eastern front, 1943.

Charred corpses lie along the electrified fence at Erla Camp No. 3, a subcamp of Buchenwald. These corpses are probably those of would-be escapees, though the lethal charge in the fence was an easy and relatively painless option for suicides. One out of four people passing through the entrance of Buchenwald never left.