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Joseph Bookowich photographs

Document | Accession Number: 2015.193.1

Consists of photographs from the collection of Joseph Michael Bookowich (later Brooks), a member of the 339th Ordinance Depot Company, depicting the capture of Hermann Göring and the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp. The photographs taken in Dachau depict prisoners showing various aspects of camp life, while the photographs of Göring depict him posing and talking to his American captors. Also includes mass produced photographs of women mourning the death of children, who appear to have died in a bombing raid, possibly in eastern Europe.

Date
1945  (inclusive)
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Phyllis Adler
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Record last modified: 2018-12-28 15:02:00
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