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Elmer Rothermich letter

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    The Elmer Rothermich letter consists of a nine page letter with an envelope, written by Elmer Rothermich on April 10, 1945, in Germany, describing his experiences liberating the Ohrdruf concentration camp as a member of the 81st Field Infantry Battalion of the United States Army. Also includes additional information regarding Mr. Rothermich's service record, his wife's memories of the receipt of this letter, and a copy of an article in the St. Charles, MO "Banner News" quoting from the letter.
    creation:  1945 April 10
    Collection Creator
    Elmer Rothermich
    Elmer Rothermich was a member of the 81st Field Infantry Battalion of the United States Army. He was present at the liberation of the Ohrdruf concentration camp. He was married to Carmen Weber.

    Physical Details

    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Elmer Rothermich letter is arranged in a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
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    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Germany. Ohrdruf (Germany)
    Personal Name
    Rothermich, Elmer.

    Administrative Notes

    Carmen Weber donated the Elmer Rothermich letter to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2006.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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    2023-02-24 14:17:24
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