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John Turbish photograph collection

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    The collection consists of eight photographs depicting the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp by United States troops.
    1945 April
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of John Turbish
    Collection Creator
    John Turbish
    John Turbish served with the 91st Medical Gas Treatment Battalion as First Lieutenant. His unit, which served as Medical Corp, was deployed to Europe twenty-four days after D-Day. John’s commanding officer suggested that he should go and see the liberated camp of Buchenwald. He took his camera and entered the camp through a hole in a fence. Lt. Col. John Turbish retired from the United States Army and lived in Florida.

    Physical Details

    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    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

    Personal Name
    Turbish, John.

    Administrative Notes

    The photographs were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by John Turbish in 1999.
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