Suicided SS guard

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Title Suicided SS guard
Artist Lee Miller
Year 1945
Town/City Buchenwald
Country Germany
Format Modern
Description Lee Miller wrote; ‘… one SS man had enough of everything and hanged himself sitting down by tying a string to a radiator. He was taken out on a stretcher, stripped and thrown on a heap of bony cadavers where he looked shockingly big, the well fed bastard.’ Published in US Vogue, June 1945, page 105 and in UK Vogue, June 1945, page 105. Captioned as: ...a prisoner hanged on an iron hook, his face clubbed.

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