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John E. Hart letters

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    The John E. Hart letters consists of four multi-page letters written by John E. Hart, a member of the 121st Infantry division, United States Army, between April 8 and June 2, 1945. The letters, which are each written over multiple dates, describe capturing German towns and guarding captured enemy soldiers. The letter dated May 6th describes what he witnessed at the liberation of an unknown concentration camp.
    creation:  1945 April 08-1945 June 02
    Collection Creator
    John E. Hart
    John E. Hart served as a member of the 121st Infantry division, United States Army. He is the uncle of Stephen W. Hart.

    Physical Details

    2 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The John E. Hart letters are arranged in 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
    Personal Name
    Hart, John E.

    Administrative Notes

    Stephen W. Hart donated the John E. Hart letters to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 13:58:33
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