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Louis Lex, Jr. collection

Document | Accession Number: 2018.263.1

Contains a black-and-white photographic print of a pile of corpses in the newly-liberated Dachau concentration camp, kept in an envelope from Rays Photo Service, La Crosse, Wisconsin; no inscription on verso. The image was part of a series taken by the Yugoslav Prisoner Committee and widely distributed to American soldiers; dated May 4, 1945. Acquired by Private Louis Lex, Jr. (donor’s father) who served in the US Army during WWII as a member of the 66th Black Panther Division, 264th Regiment, 3rd Battalion, Company L.

Genre/Form
Photograph.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Andrea Lex
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Record last modified: 2018-08-07 08:26:41
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