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Oral history interview with James Kennedy

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.165 | RG Number: RG-50.672.0001

World War II veteran James Kennedy discusses his experience as a member of the 564th Field Artillery Battalion, 71st Infantry Division which participated in the liberation of Gunskirchen Lager, a concentration camp in rural Austria; conditions at the camp and the state of its former prisoners; his interaction with former prisoners who were suffering from disease and starvation; and how his time in the camp affected his view of the war and dedication as a soldier.


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Interviewee
James Kennedy
Interviewer
Suzy Hopkins
Date
interview:  2011
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : wmv.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Suzy Hopkins
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:24:08
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