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Ernest Wachtel collection

Document | Accession Number: 2004.603.1

The collection consists of 37 photographs depicting Ernest Wachtel, a Jewish Austrian refugee, and his life in the United States Army in Europe during World War II as well as scenes from the liberation of several concentration camps. Some images are inscribed on the verso in English. Also includes articles regarding Mr. Wachtel's personal experiences relating to his emigration, work as a Ritchie Boy, and regarding 2012 Ritchie Boy reunion.

Date
1943-1945
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
2 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ernest Wachtel
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Record last modified: 2017-05-30 14:24:10
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