Oral history testimony of Arthur Sheridan
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- Arthur Sheridan
2010 April 11
1 digital file.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Arthur Sheridan
Arthur Sheridan, raised in Chicago, IL, describes enlisting in the United States Army after graduating high school at age 17; being sent to Europe in February, 1945; traveling through France, Holland, and other European countries en route to Germany; connecting with General Patton’s army (20th Armored Division) and liberating Dachau Concentration Camp; seeing the emaciated prisoners, corpses, and other horrors as a teenager; finding American Red Cross packages that had been commandeered before reaching the prisoners; capturing Munich, Germany and traveling through Salzburg, Austria; visiting Hitler’s house; returning to the United States and preparing to go to Japan when the war ended.
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