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Nelson Akagi collection

Document | Accession Number: 2010.150

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.

Date
inclusive:  1945-2010
Language
English
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Nelson Akagi
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 22:27:17
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