Photo: William A. Newhouse, U.S. Army Signal Corps. National Archives, Washington

10 April 1945

6:00 pm

9,280 inmates have left Buchenwald in the course of the day in two groups. The SS announces that the camp will be completely evacuated the following day.

12:00 midnight

Combat Team 9 is outside Grumbach and Wiegleben, 50 kilometres west of Buchenwald. This team is a sub-unit of Combat Command A of the 6th Armored Division of General Patton’s 3rd U.S. Army.