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Andy Murray Coffey letter and photographs relating to the liberation of Ohrdruf

Document | Accession Number: 1994.A.0169 | RG Number: RG-09.040

Andy Murray Coffey's collection relates to the liberation of Ohrdruf. The collection includes: photocopies of photographs taken by Andy Murray Coffey and H.L. Jamis of dead inmates who died of abuse suffered while engaged in slave labor and of dead inmates being buried by American soldiers and Germans who lived near Ohrdruf; and a letter describing Coffey's recollections about Ohrdruf, the Germans who lived near the camp, and General Patton's order forcing German citizens to view the camp and bury its dead.

Date
1945-1993
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Letters.
Extent
1 folder
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Record last modified: 2016-12-12 11:28:07
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