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Colin McCrae letter

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.A.0379

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    Description
    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
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Susan Mudgett

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Colin McCrae letter is arranged in a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Germany. Dachau (Germany)

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Susan Mudgett donated the Colin McCrae letter to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1994.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 13:46:47
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