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Bert Yost letter

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    Bert Yost letter

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    The Bert Yost letter was sent by Bert Yost, an American soldier, to Lt. Dorothy Mosely, a nurse serving in United States military hospitals in Britain and France during World War II. The letter , dated May 10, 1945, describes the military hospital where Yost was stationed in occupied Germany. He also described the former prisoners-of-war and concentration camp inmates who had been admitted as patients to his hospital, the refugees he had seen in the area, and stories he had heard about atrocities committed in the concentration camps include a probably reference to Ilse Koch.
    creation:  1945 May 10
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Linda Keeney

    Physical Details

    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Bert Yost letter is arranged in a single series.

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    Conditions on Access
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    Conditions on Use
    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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    Administrative Notes

    Linda Keeney donated the Bert Yost letter to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017. Linda Keeney is the daughter of Dorothy Mosely.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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