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John J. Garvey collection

Document | Accession Number: 2017.186.1

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)
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:16:11
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