- The Carrol Walsh letter was written by World War II veteran and liberator Carrol Walsh to Holocaust survivor Stephen Barry on April 10, 2008. Walsh, who liberated Barry from a train on the outskirts of Magdeburg, Germany, on April 13, 1945, writes about their friendship. Walsh also describes how unworthy he feels when survivors express their gratitude to him. He believes that the liberating soldiers were doing what they were morally obligated to do.
2008 April 10
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Carrol Walsh and Stephen Barry
- Collection Creator
- Carrol Walsh
- System of Arrangement
- The Carrol Walsh letter is arranged in a single series.
Rights & Restrictions
- Conditions on Access
- There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
- Conditions on Use
- Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.
Keywords & Subjects
- Holder of Originals
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- Carrol Walsh and Stephen Barry donated the letter to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on Nov. 9, 2009.
- Funding Note
- The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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