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Colin McCrae letter

Document | Accession Number: 1994.A.0379

Colin McCrae letter consists of a typed letter dated May 10, 1945, 2 pages, written by Colin McCrae and sent to his parents, Raymund and Gladys Shea. Colin McCrae, who was serving with the United States Army in Europe, describes his experiences near Münster, Germany; the news regarding V-E day; the reaction of displaced persons who had been recently liberated from forced labor; and what he witnessed when he toured the Dachau concentration camp at the beginning of May 1945.

Date
creation:  1945 May
Language
English
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Susan Mudgett
 
Record last modified: 2020-10-22 14:27:11
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