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A letter in honor of deceased American GI who experienced atrocities at Buchenwald

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.0042 | RG Number: RG-09.057

Contains a typescript copy of a letter in the form of a memoir written by Franklin P. Shaw in honor of William Malsh's contribution to the liberation of Buchenwald. Shaw explains that Lieutenant William R. Malsh commnaded a Military Intelligence Interrogation team that was ordered to Buchenwald on April 12, 1945. On General Patton’s orders, Malsh instructed the mayor of Weimar to arrange for one thousand Weimar citizens to visit the liberated Buchenwald concentration camp, and Shaw describes the reactions of the German visitors to the scenes at Buchenwald.

Date
1993 April 12  (creation)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Testimonies.
Extent
1 folder
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Record last modified: 2017-04-22 08:59:58
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