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Plawy; Lesser Poland Province; Poland

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Date: 23 August 1944
Location: Plawy; Lesser Poland Province; Poland
Coordinates (lat, lon): 50.038522, 19.172363
Description: Auschwitz Birkenau II concentration camp. At this stage in the history of the camp, in the final months of the war, it is now known that the number of people being killed was so high that the crematoria were unable to burn all the corpses. This image graphically records the murder of the Hungarian Jewry, many of whose bodies were burnt in open pits by the Sonderkommando.
Sortie: 60PR/0686
Frame: 3084
Corporate bodies: 60 Squadron (SAAF)
Image type: Vertical
Scale: 9000