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Walter Furman papers

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 1996.A.0131

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    The Walter Furman papers comprised documents and photographs collected by Walter while serving overseas with the United States armed forces. Included in the collection is a five-page mimeograph copy of a report prepared by for Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) by the United States Group Control Council dated 16 April 1945 summarizing the conditions at Buchenwald, and two black-and-white photographs of atrocities at Dachau.
    inclusive:  1945
    Collection Creator
    Walter M. Furman
    Walter Michael Furman was born in 1924 in the United States. During World War II, he served with the United States military forces in Europe, and in 1945, traveled through Germany as a soldier, making stops at Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps. Mr. Furman died in 2010 in Arizona.

    Physical Details

    2 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The Walter Furman papers are arranged as 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
    Munich (Germany).

    Administrative Notes

    Walter Furman donated his papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1996.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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