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Bernard Solonche collection

Document | Accession Number: 2012.379.1

Contains three photographic prints documenting corpses in one of the open railcars of the Dachau death train, taken immediately following liberation; handwritten caption written on verso of one print; dated April-May 1945. Includes a photographic print of large field of corpses; caption on verso identifies the bodies as those of American soldiers killed during the Battle of Bulge in the Ardennes in Belgium; dated 1945. These photos were sent home by US Army medic Bernard Solonche (donor’s brother), who served with the 45th Infantry Division during WWII

Date
1945  (inclusive)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Barbara Solonche Lustbader
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Record last modified: 2018-09-04 13:40:26
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