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Oral history interview with Lester Edelstein

Oral History | Accession Number: 1993.A.0092 DUP | RG Number: RG-50.358.0001

Lester Edelstein, a member of the 63rd Armored Infantry Battalion, 11th Armored Division, Third Army, describes his experiences during the liberation of the Mauthausen concentration camp, in which he was the first Jewish officer in the American Army to enter.


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Interviewee
Lester Edelstein
Date
interview:  1993 March 01
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Lester Edelstein
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-24 14:47:36
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