Fred Davis Johnson collection
Contains photographs taken post liberation of Dachau concentration camp in Germany. Images depict Nazi atrocities, dead strewn about, in rail cars, survivors wandering about in camp; and Nazi guards who were killed by their victims or American troops. Most photographs inscribed with descriptions on reverse by donor’s father Fred Davis Johnson, a sergeant attached to the Third Army. Included are a few images taken by and/or processed by Germans and appear to be mug shots. Also includes a confession of Franz Ziereis, commandant of Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria, as told to survivor of Mauthausen Hans Marsalek, who was working with Austrian Intelligence.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fred D. Johnson, Jr.
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