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Clarence Alberg collection

Document | Accession Number: 2012.190.1

Consists of seven photographs taken at the beginning of May 1945 depicting the aftermath of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp. Also includes a transcription of a letter originally dated May 8, 1945 written by Clarence Alberg, who worked for "The Stars and Stripes" during the war and arrived at Dachau on May 4, 1945. In the letter, dated May 8, 1945, Clarence described what he witnessed at the camp. Clarence is also depicted in one of the photographs.
Letter, dated May 8, 1945 from “Clarence Alberg/Stars & Stripes…” to his family describing his experiences visiting the concentration camp Dachau in Germany. He describes the condition of the slave laborers, dead and alive, as well as German soldiers who were killed [in retribution] and the conditions of the camp, briefly. In English

1945  (inclusive)
2 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Clarence and Douglas Alberg
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Record last modified: 2018-04-20 11:44:04
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