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Diary of Austrian soldier on the Eastern Front

Document | Accession Number: 2000.146

The diary was written by a unknown Austrian soldier on the Eastern Front between 23 September 1941 and 24 December 1941. In the diary the soldier provides very detailed descriptions of daily life and his experiences. On 23 September 1941 he describes witnessing Jews march down the road wearing yellow stars and on 30 September 1941 he describes arriving at an unidentified town where Jews had recently been hanged for supposedly burning a bridge. The diary includes French vocabulary practice and some brief entries in shorthand.

Date
1941  (creation)
Language
German
French
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Tom Macklin
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Record last modified: 2018-10-12 10:14:02
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