Fred Davis Johnson collection
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fred D. Johnson, Jr.
Contains photographs, 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.
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