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Staff Sgt. Bernard Kemper collection

Document | Accession Number: 2008.179.1

Consists of photographs taken by Staff Sgt. Bernard Kemper, a member of the United States Army, upon the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp. Includes photographs of reburial, of German citizens forced to tour the camp, and of corpses prior to reburial. The photos are described as having been taken in Leipzig at the “Tigler” concentration camp, though the images are of Buchenwald, near Leipzig. Also includes copies of Bernard Kempner’s honorable discharge and separation record.

Date
1945  (publication/distribution)
Extent
51 photographs.
2 documents.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Susan Kerstein
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Record last modified: 2017-06-02 11:12:38
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn36000