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Robert Julian Weill letter

Document | Accession Number: 2004.196

The Robert Julian Weill letter consists of one letter, dated May 17, 1945, from Major Robert Julian Weill to his wife, Lou Ellen Weill. Major Weill served with the 42nd Rainbow Division and participated in the liberation of Dachau concentration camp. In the letter, Major Weill reports that he has assumed control of a German prisoner of war camp near Kufstein, Austria, and remarks upon the irony that he, a Jewish man, is in charge of the Germans.

Date
creation:  1945 May 17
Language
English
Genre/Form
Letter.
Extent
1 folder
 
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 12:59:54
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