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Walter Hunkler papers

Document | Accession Number: 2000.526.1

Contains two documents titled allowing U.S. military officer to possess and/or mail "captured enemy military equipment," retrieved and used by Sergeant Walter Hunkler, dated August 20, 1945. One envelope with "Dachau" written on front and "44." Group of black and white photographs from Dachau, taken by Sergeant Hunkler, and othes gathered in Germany after liberation of the camp. The documents belonged to Walter Hunkler (donor's husband), Sergeant, assigned to medical detachment of the 160th Field Artillery Battalion, a unit of the 45th armored division that entered concentration camp Dachau in Germany on April 29, 1945.

2 folders
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Roberta E. Hunkler
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 13:01:40
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