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Letter regarding the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp

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    Consists of one letter, date April 26 [1945], from "Guy," an otherwise unknown author, describing his experiences as a member of the United States military while touring the Buchenwald concentration camp after the liberation of the camp. In the letter, he describes the various buildings in the camp, the survivors he met, and the way the camp operated. The letter was found in the personal papers of Mrs. Casimir de Rham of Tuxedo Park, NY.
    creation:  1945 April 26
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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Elizabeth de Rahm

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    The letter regarding the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp is a single item.

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    Elizabeth de Rahm donated her family's letter to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on September 9, 2010. Both the donor's mother (Mrs. Rufus Patterson) and grandmother (Mrs. Casimir de Rham) were known as "Ma", the identity of the author of the letter ("Guy") is unknown.
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