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Binoculars thrown at US soldier during concentration camp liberation

Object | Accession Number: 2016.471.5

Pair of binoculars thrown at Lt. Edward Tenenbaum during the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp in April 1945. Edward served in the OSS and the US Army during the Second World War (1939-1945). He was the first American officer to enter Buchenwald at liberation, a participant in the liberation of Ohrdruf, and author of the Buchenwald Report.

found:  1945 April 11
found: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Object Type
Binoculars (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jeannette Tenenbaum
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:43:13
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