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Oral history interview with Strom Thurmond

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1263.38 | RG Number: RG-50.166.0038

Strom Thurmond describes his time in the Army during World War II; his unit’s duties at Buchenwald concentration camp; the hundreds of dead bodies he and his fellow soldiers found in Buchenwald; the ways in which prisoners were killed in the camp; difficulty distinguishing the living from the dead; and his lack of knowledge about the camps until he was in Europe.


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Interviewee
Strom Thurmond
Date
interview:  1992 April 13
Language
English
Extent
1 videotape reel (1" Type C) : sound, color ; 1 in..
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:30:44
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