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John Paul Wronski photograph collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 2012.203.1

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    Description
    Contains photographs taken in the Dachau concentration camp after the liberation in April 1945. Staff Sergeant John Paul Wronski (donor’s late husband), born on April 21, 1917 in Buffalo, NY, who served as a radio operator in 312th Air Fighter Control Squadron, under General Patton. Mr. Wronski wrote on the back of the photographs description of what he saw in the liberated camp. Mr. Wronski participated in D-Day crossing into Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. Also includes a postcard with an image of propaganda painting by Nazi painter Adolf Reich (1887-1963) depicting German citizens voluntarily bringing warm clothing for the Nazi soldiers on the Eastern front; dated c. 1942.
    Date
    1942-1945
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Bertha Wronski

    Physical Details

    Language
    English German
    Extent
    2 folders

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    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Provenance
    Acquired by John Paul Wronski (donor's late husband) while serving with the US Army in Europe during WWII. Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Bertha Wronski. An accretion of one postcard was added to the collection by Bertha Wronski in 2013.
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    2022-07-28 21:59:34
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