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Diary of Austrian soldier on the Eastern Front

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2000.146

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    Overview

    Description
    The diary was written by a unknown Austrian soldier on the Eastern Front between 23 September 1941 and 27 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
    creation:  1941
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Tom Macklin

    Physical Details

    Language
    German French
    Genre/Form
    Diaries.
    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The diary of Austrian soldier on the Eastern Front was arranged as a single series. Folder 1: Diary, 1941

    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.

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Tom Macklin donated the diary of an Austrian soldier on the Eastern Front to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000.
    Funding Note
    The accessibility of this collection was made possible by the generous donors to our crowdfunded Save Their Stories campaign.
    Special Collection
    Save Their Stories
    Record last modified:
    2024-04-11 13:18:41
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