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Leonard Greenblatt papers

Document | Accession Number: 2013.318.1

Collection of materials documenting the experiences of 1st Lt. Leonard Greenblatt (donor's father) of the 504 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division US Army, including photographs he took in the Woebbelin concentration camp shortly after its liberation, in May 1945. The photographs depict corpses piled in a building, a U.S. soldier standing near them, and German civilians from the nearby town who were forced to dig graves and bury the corpses. File also contains a letter written by Greenblatt to his girlfriend (later wife), Betty Mae Bender, of Miami, Florida, dated 6 May 1945, and describing what he experienced at the day that he took these photos. Collection also contains a copy print of his unit.

Date
1945 May 06  (creation)
Language
English
Extent
1 letter.
1 copy print.
11 photographs.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marilyn D. Greenblatt
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Record last modified: 2018-02-06 14:31:34
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