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Seventy-first came -- to Gunskirchen Lager

Object | Accession Number: 1988.8.2

Reprint of a pamphlet on the liberation of Gunskirchen concentration camp owned by Captain Horace S. Berry, a member of the liberating 71st Infantry Division, US Army. The pamphlet was originally published in 1945 by the men of the 71st and describes Gunskirchen, a subcamp of Mauthausen, in Austria upon liberation by the unit on May 4, 1945. Berry, then 25, was captain of "K" Company, 71st. Infantry. Berry also donated an original watercolor by Private Norman Nichols, painted in VE Day and used as an illustration in the pamphlet, see record 1988.8.1.

Alternate Title
71st came-- to Gunskirchen Lager
Series Title
Witness to the Holocaust" series ; no. 1.
publication/distribution:  1979
publication: Atlanta (Ga.)
Object Type
Pamphlets (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Horace S. Berry
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:11:43
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