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Oral history interview with William Barton

Oral History | Accession Number: 2019.125.3 | RG Number: RG-90.057.0003

William C. Barton, born in Davenport, Iowa, discusses his experiences during WWII; his experiences in the US Army as a part of the 242nd Infantry Regiment in the 42nd Infantry Division; entering Dachau concentration camp with the 42nd Rainbow Infantry; being at Dachau for three days; and being part of some of the first US troops who went into Berchtesgaden, Germany and searched Hitler's home, the Berghof.

Interviewee
William C. Barton
Interviewer
Jordan L. Bookey
Date
interview:  1995 August 28
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Iowa Jewish Historical Society
 
Record last modified: 2020-10-07 13:38:14
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