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Andrew "Harry" Lawford letter

Document | Accession Number: 2019.458.1

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
Language
English
Genre/Form
Letter.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Gerard Lawford
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 15:17:38
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