National Geographic : 1945 Mar
U.S.Army Signal Corps, Otlicial Nazi Arsonists Piled Straw in This Nancy Synagogue, But Failed to Ignite It-the Yanks Arrived Too Soon! GI's and civilians inspect the Germans' preparations to destroy the building just before they retreated. During occupation, theNazis used thesynagogue asahospital supply depot. Piles of litters (right) and other equipment were abandoned in their frantichaste tofleeNancy.