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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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    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.
    creation:  1990
    Collection Creator
    Jack O. Horton
    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

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

    Administrative Notes

    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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