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Jack O. Horton letter describing liberation of slave laborers near Barth, Germany

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1990.330 | RG Number: RG-09.011.01

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    Description
    The letter was written by Jack O. Horton in 1990 and contains his recollections about the liberation of Jewish slave laborers at a German airport near Barth, Germany.
    Date
    creation:  1990
    Collection Creator
    Jack O. Horton
    Biography
    Jack O. Horton was a Second Lieutenant with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. After 15 months as a POW at Stalag Luft 1, he was liberated and sent to the German airport at Barth, Germany. At Barth, he witnessed Jews who had served as slave laborers

    Physical Details

    Extent
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

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    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

    Personal Name
    Horton, Jack O.
    Corporate Name
    Stalag Luft I

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. (Ret.) Jack O. Horton compiled this account, written in the form of a letter, dated 21 Aug. 1990. It contains his recollections of the situation of the Jews liberated at a German airport near Barth, Germany. Horton submitted the letter to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives shortly after writing it.
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    2023-08-25 15:07:44
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