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Andrew "Harry" Lawford letter

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    Letter and envelope from Andrew "Harry" Lawford [donor's father] in Bad Hall, Austria to his wife Winifred in Auburn, NY, describing concentration camp that he has seen. In the letter he names the came as "Kirchweiler," but it is believed to be Gunskirchen Lager, since he was a member of the 71st Infantry Division of the US Army during WWII. Letter dated May 23, 1945, envelope postmarked May 25, 1945.
    Date
    1945 May 23-194 May 25
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Gerard Lawford

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Genre/Form
    Letter.
    Extent
    1 folder

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    Provenance
    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2019 by Gerard Lawford, son of Andrew "Harry" Lawford.
    Record last modified:
    2024-04-01 11:42:34
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