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General Henning Linden, assistant commanding general, 42nd Rainbow Infantry Division, confers with various officials during the liberation and surrender of the Dachau concentration camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 08916

General Henning Linden, assistant commanding general, 42nd Rainbow Infantry Division, confers with various officials during the liberation and surrender of the Dachau concentration camp.

Pictured from left to right are: an aide to SS Lt. Wickert, who surrendered the camp; Lt. Wickert (partially hidden by his aide); Paul M.G. Levy, a Belgian journalist attached to SHAEF, who is serving as an interpreter; Dr. Victor Maurer (back to the camera), the delegate of the International Red Cross, who arranged the terms of the surrender; General Henning Linden; Linden's bodyguards. Maurer is holding a makeshift flag of surrender constructed from a broomstick; [oversize print]

Date
1945 April 29
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Sol Feingold
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Record last modified: 2013-09-09 00:00:00
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