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Anton Litwin collection

Document | Accession Number: 2002.166

Consists of publications, scrapbook pages, photographs, postcards, and reports originally owned by Anton Litwin, who was a member of the War Crimes Branch of the United States Third Army, stationed at Dachau. Includes his identity passes mounted on scrapbook paper, mass-produced postcards, Signal Corps liberation photographs and mass-published liberation photographs, and original photographs taken after the liberation of Mauthausen. Also includes an English copy of the confession of Mauthausen commandant Franz Zieries, a report of testimony of former Mauthausen prisoners, a May 1945 map of Dachau, and an oversized post-liberation advertisement for a French bank. Includes a copy of the SS Dachau booklet, the booklet "What Shall be Done with the War Criminals," a souvenir booklet for the American tour of Hitler's armored car, and the May 8, 1945 issue of Stars and Stripes declaring the end of the war.

Date
1945-1948  (inclusive)
Language
English
Extent
1 box
2 folders
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Record last modified: 2016-10-27 13:18:50
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