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Letter written by American G.I. about the liberation of Ohrdruf

Document | Accession Number: 1992.133.2 a-b

Written by Barry Ziff to his parents, April 9, 1945, Germany regarding his experiences touring the newly-liberated Ohrdruf concentration camp and speaking to prisoners. This letter was sent to the donor's parents in Canton, Ohio. The donor writes, "The letter was printed in several Ohio newspapers during the war, and perhaps it gave the American people an insight as to what occurred in concentration camps." (letter to Museum from Barry Ziff, dated April 27, 1992)

Date
1945 April 09
Language
English
Genre/Form
Letters.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Barry Ziff
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Record last modified: 2018-09-27 16:04:27
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