Diary of Austrian soldier on the Eastern Front
1941 September 23-1941 December 24
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Tom Macklin
Consists of one diary, in German, written by an unknown Austrian soldier on the Eastern Front between September 23, 1941 and December 24, 1941. In the diary, the soldier describes daily life and his homesickness. In the September 23, 1941 entry, he describes witnessing Jews march down the road wearing yellow stars and in the September 30, 1941 entry, 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.
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