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    Contains photographs taken by John J. Garvey (donor’s father), who enlisted in the US Army in 1939 and served in 62nd Armored Field Artillery Battalion. He fought in North African Campaign, in the invasion of Sicily and took part in the D-Day crossing. Corporal Garvey’s unit liberated the Hurlach concentration camp, a Kaufering IV sub camp of Dachau, on April 30, 1945. Includes a photograph showing prisoner corpses, annoted on the verso: “ Camp Hurlach” Germany 1945 – Bodies of human beings”; in pencil.
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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of John E. Garvey In memory of his Father, John J. Garvey (08.12.1912-05.18.2004)

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    1 folder

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    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.

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    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by John E. Garvey, son of John J. Garvey.
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