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Oral history interview with Chris Makas

Oral History | Accession Number: 2010.108.1 | RG Number: RG-50.624.0001

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Sgt. Chris Makas, born in Detroit, MI, describes being drafted in August 1943 when he was 18 years old; being a member of the 63rd Infantry Division of the United States Army; being in combat in Europe from December 1944 to May 1945; being in the Battle of the Bulge; his occupation duties from May 1945 to April 1946; and his participation in the liberation of the Kaufering concentration camp. The interview includes pictures.

Interviewee
Mr. Chris Makas
Interviewer
David Makas
Date
2000 December 26  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 DVD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Chris Makas
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:37:40
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