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1945 A freed Jewish prisoner expresses his rage and beats down a German guard at the liberated Dachau Concentration Camp. An American soldier looks on and does not interfere.

A freed prisoner beating a German camp guard at the liberated Dachau Concentration Camp in 1945.

Liberation of Dachau, 1945; Inmates of the Dachau concentration camp near Munich wave to liberating American soldiers in April 1945. Dachau was one of the first camps to be established and opened in March 1933. Of the 225,000 inmates held there, more than 31,000 are known to have died.

Soldiers prepare to lob "potato masher" grenades from their trench during WWI.

American soldier with German prisoners.

African-American soldier with a German child on his knee, Munich, 1945, (b/w photo)

He Documented Atrocities (1943) Sgt. William A Scott, III -- was a military photographer with the 183rd Engineer Combat Battalion Concentration Camp.His photographs recorded African-American soldiers at the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp. Scott's pictures are now part of a video record of the liberation of Buchenwald on display at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

Soviet soldiers resting on the steps of the Reich Chancellery looking at German medals that have not yet been awarded, nor will they be. Berlin, May 1945.

Jewish prisoners posing for a photograph after the liberation – Dachau, Germany, 1945

Defeated German soldier in front of burning Reichstag, Berlin, 1945 - Mark Redkin