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Ralph Hansen photographs

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    Consists of seven photographs of the aftermath of the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp. The photographs, which depict emaciated survivors, corpses, and the burial of bodies, were taken by Ralph Hansen, a member of the 22nd Infantry regiment of the 4th Division of the United States Army.
    creation:  1945
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Heidi Hansen
    Collection Creator
    Ralph Hansen
    Ralph Hansen was inducted into the United States Army in Brooklyn, New York, on March 9, 1942. He did basic training at Fort Screven, GA, and at Fort Moultrie, SC, as a radio operator. In the summer of 1943, he was sent overseas and stationed in Scotland. Assigned to the 22nd regiment, 4th division, he may have been away from his unit in April 1945 when he witnessed the aftermath of the liberation of Buchenwald.

    Physical Details

    1 folder

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    Conditions on Use
    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
    Hansen, Ralph.

    Administrative Notes

    Heidi Hansen donated her father's photographs to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013.
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