Concentration camps

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Russell Hoff reached Bad Orb and was assigned to a barracks in the camp.  When a group of Americans killed a German...
After the Battle of the Bulge Tom Quigley was taken out of combat and sent to a hospital due to an injury to his back...
Wallace Jeffery was near the Buchenwald concentration camp when the war ended in Germany. The camp had been liberated...
After Carrol Joy arrived in England, he was sent by train to Ashford Kent. They may have been the closest base to the...
[Annotators Note: George Wichterich served as a platoon sergeant in the 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 30th Infantry...
Abe Milkis found the German troops to be good fighters. At the end, the enemy soldiers were just a bunch of young kids...
There was cholera, dysentery and skin illnesses [Annotator’s Note: inside Auschwitz concentration camp]. She had lice;...
Mann went to the enclosure where the camp prisoners were located. The prisoners were rejoicing about their liberation....
At the gate they saw a huge creature, wrapped in icicles, completely frozen [Annotator’s Note: after the Germans left...
Many of the I Company GIs were upset at what they had seen, some more so than others.The I Company commander "lost it."...
Schloss says that they were wonderful people [Annotator’s Note: the Russian soldiers after her liberation from...
Mann doesn't recall smelling the camp before seeing it. Dachau was not as much of an extermination camp as it was a...
They were there for almost a full night. The Germans told them to line up and go to the train. They proceeded to go...
The 1st time they were taken to the ghetto, they were taken to a cemetery 1st. They stayed there for 3 days. The...
Mengele told Weiss that Rosalie was not strong enough to go on a transport. The 5 of them went to the train station...
Schultz gave Weiss the key and she was able to put soup and bread in there. They gave them bread. They would put the...
Clinton Gardner witnessed the liberation of Buchenwald and noted there were close to 55,000 to 56,000 deaths in the...
Raymond Zager drove into the compound [Annotator's Note: Gunskirchen Lager Concentration Camp in Austria]. There were...
They were in Geislingen for 9 months. After the 9 months, Mr. Schultz came up to them and told them that they were...
The rest of it [Annotator’s Note: of art found underground by Ettlinger], the 97%, were returned to their German owners...
Dan Baker’s worst combat moment occurred during his first day in battle outside of Strasburg. A German sniper fired at...
On the mission to Blechhammer one of Rackley's partner's lost an engine. He saw the cowling fly off of the engine. His...
Clinton Gardner never thought of his own death but watched a few hundred men die. Gardner got sick and threw up around...
They were not told where they going or how long the journey was. This was the last time she was together with her...
Clinton Gardner notes that Elie Wiesel and his father were in the little camp at Buchenwald. Wiesel was in the camp...
Schloss states that at the first selection, no child entered the camp nor any old persons, from 40 onward [Annotator’s...
Aschaffenburg, Germany was secured quickly. The Germans sent word that they wanted to surrender but would only do so to...
A pile of corpses of emaciated prisoners at a concentration camp, after liberation. Similar to 2008.002.028, 2008.002....
A pile of corpses of emaciated prisoners at a concentration camp, after liberation. Similar to 2008.002.027, 2008.002....
A pile of corpses of emaciated prisoners at a concentration camp, after liberation. The two corpses in background are...
A pile of corpses of emaciated prisoners at a concentration camp, after liberation. Similar to 2008.002.027, 2008.002....
Dachau barracks as seen from above. "Dachau camp." Germany. 1945
Holocaust victims at a camp. Probably in Poland. 1945
Mock-up of beating post and victim at Buchenwald concentration camp, after liberation. The sign reads: Modell! Das...
Mock-up of hanging post and victim at Buchenwald concentration camp, after liberation. The sign reads: Ein Strafvollzug...
Portrait of emaciated prisoner at concentration camp, after liberation. Similar to 2008.002.031. "20. No explanation."...

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