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Letter regarding the liberation of Ohrdruf

Document | Accession Number: 2006.252

Consists of one letter, 9 pages with 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.

Date
1945
Language
English
Extent
1 folder
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Record last modified: 2017-06-01 11:15:49
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