Nelson Akagi collection
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Nelson Akagi
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.
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