Liberation of concentration camps

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Robert Kelso's unit had pulled up near a railroad track and dug in. He had heard that some of the guys went to a...
[Annotators Note: Daniel Farley served in the army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] When the war...
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...
Before the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division moved out to make an assault on the formidable...
[Annotators Note: Fred Hirsekorn served in the army as a gunner, then tank commander, and finally tank platoon...
Abe Milkis found the German troops to be good fighters. At the end, the enemy soldiers were just a bunch of young kids...
Mann went to the enclosure where the camp prisoners were located. The prisoners were rejoicing about their liberation....
Many of the I Company GIs were upset at what they had seen, some more so than others.The I Company commander "lost it."...
Mann doesn't recall smelling the camp before seeing it. Dachau was not as much of an extermination camp as it was a...
Baum recalls the POWs at Hammelburg and the concentration camps victims they encountered. They brought their...
Dan Baker would send patrols out to the German lines. In one instance he sent three men out, but only two came back....
They moved to Palermo. They did some road work there and tried to catch up with the infantry.Fortunately, they were not...
They moved on south into Bavaria. The war ended while they were in Rosenheim.When they went overseas they were told not...
They proceeded on and went to the Rhine River, in the town of Remagen. Troops ahead of them had secured the Remagen...
For the remainder of the war Michael Cokinos was a company commander in the 83rd Infantry Division. He served as a...
Clinton Gardner had been in Bastogne a week before it was captured because his outfit was helping with the Red Ball...
Jackson describes what he experienced at Dachau.They knew it was there. They were called in to clear the bodies. But...
[Annotators Note: Joseph Diamond served in the army as a combat medic with the 413th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry...
One night they [Annotators Note: Raymond Zager and some of his fellow soldiers of the 66th Infantry Regiment, 71st...
Dan Baker and his men moved towards Munich with greater ease because they did not have winter weather to contend with...
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...
[Annotators Note: There is dead air at the beginning of this segment. The segment actually begins at 1:04:45:500.] For...
John Rogers found dug in tanks that were dispersed throughout [Annotators Note: throughout Germany]. One time they...
Clinton Gardner never thought of his own death but watched a few hundred men die. Gardner got sick and threw up around...
Currey didn't agree with the non-fraternization rule. There were apparently military fears that the Germans would...
Schmedemann felt that the enemy they encountered [Annotator’s Note: during the Battle of the Bulge] were far superior...
Raymond Zager ended up joining an army chorus group to stay busy during his occupation duty. He travelled around and...
Clinton Gardner notes that Elie Wiesel and his father were in the little camp at Buchenwald. Wiesel was in the camp...
Aschaffenburg, Germany was secured quickly. The Germans sent word that they wanted to surrender but would only do so to...
Raymond Zager remembers all of the people greeting him at the gate of the concentration camp [Annotator's Note:...

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