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    Consists of photocopies of an album compiled by Nelson Akagi, a Japanese-American member of the 442nd combat regiment of the 552nd Field Artillery, who participated in the liberation of the survivors of a death march near the Dachau concentration camp. The album includes Dr. Akagi's handwritten memories and information regarding Larry Lubetzky, a Lithuanian Jew who was liberated and then employed by the regiment as a translator. In 1994, Dr. Akagi reunited with Mr. Lubetzky, and the folder includes Mr. Lubetzky's memories of his experiences and documentation regarding their 1990s reunion.
    inclusive:  1945-2010
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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Nelson Akagi

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    1 folder

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    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    The donor retains copyright on his written material, while Mr. Lubetzky retains copyright on his written material. 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.

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    Dr. Nelson Akagi donated this material to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on April 14, 2010. Dr. Akagi was honored at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's 2010 Days of Remembrance commemoration.
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