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Richard Carl Stein papers

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    The Richard Carl Stein papers consist of photographs, prisoner statements, and reports documenting Stein’s service as commander of internment camp 77 in Ludwigsburg, Germany after World War II. Photographs depict Stein, his secretary, and fellow soldiers at the internment camp. Prisoner statements include the translated statements of Helmut Nink, Alwin Ziegmueller, and George Bach. Reports document the procedures, statistics, and history of internment camp 77 and also include Nazi organizational charts and a photocopy of a pamphlet on the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg.
    inclusive:  1944-1946
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Erich Stein
    Collection Creator
    Richard C. Stein
    Richard Carl Stein (1921-1988) was born in Germany, and his family immigrated to the United States in 1924. He served in the American Army during World War II , landed on the Normandy beaches on June 9, 1944, and fought in the battles of the Bulge, Remagen, and the Elbe River. He then served as commander of internment camp 77 in Ludwigsburg, which held German prisoners captured by allies, until 1946.

    Physical Details

    3 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The Richard Carl Stein papers are arranged as three files: 1. Photographs, circa 1944-1946, 2. Prisoner statements, circa 1945, 3. Reports, circa 1945-1946.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of the material(s) in this collection. 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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Ludwigsburg (Germany)

    Administrative Notes

    Erich Stein donated the Richard Carl Stein papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017. Erich Stein is the son of Richard Carl Stein.
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    2023-05-19 13:31:21
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