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Oral history interview with Thomas Ward

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1989.A.0353 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0244

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    Oral history interview with Thomas Ward


    Interview Summary
    Thomas Ward, born on August 10, 1921 in St. Louis, MO, describes joining the army when he was twenty years old; serving in General Patton's Third Army; working as a part of a three-person reconnaissance team in the Third Cavalry division; liberating 18,000 prisoners from the Ebensee concentration camp on May 5th, 1945; liberating a neighboring camp for women several days later; taking photographs in the camps (which he sent to the Supreme Allied Command); and his views on Holocaust denial.
    Thomas Ward
    Robert Buckley
    interview:  1989 November 16
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    1 videocassette (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Ward, Thomas, 1921-

    Administrative Notes

    Robert Buckley, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Thomas Ward on November 16, 1989.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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