Colonel John Hinkel collection
Consists of three documents from the collection of Colonel John Hinkel, a paratrooper who fought in the Italian campaign during World War II. Included are a military identification card, a small pamphlet instructing American soldiers on relations with German citizens, and a visitor's pass to the Dachau concentration camp for 15 July 1945. Colonel (then Major) Hinkel escorted Father Edmund Walsh, a Jesuit consultant to Justice Robert Jackson, on his tour of the camp.
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