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John E. Meyer photographs

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    Consists of seven photographs taken of piles of corpses at the Dachau concentration camp, as well as a photograph of the Dachau death train with the rail car door marked "Off Limits." Includes a note written by John E. Meyer, a member of the 45th Ordnance Company, which reads "Pictures taken in Dachau concentration camp."
    inclusive:  1945 April-1945 April
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Arlene Werts
    Collection Creator
    John E. Meyer
    John E. Meyer was born on May 14, 1919 in Elmore, Ohio. He served in the 45th Ordnance Company as a member of the Fifth Army, Seventh Division of the United States Military. As a member of the 45th, he participated in the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp.

    Physical Details

    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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Meyer, John E.

    Administrative Notes

    Arlene Werts donated her father's photographs to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013.
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-07 11:13:33
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