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Dr. Robert Ley, the former leader of the German Labor Front (DAF), following his arrest by American troops with the 101st U.S. Airborne Division at his mountain home near the Austrian border. The American soldier pictured is Robert Guggenheim.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 08583

Dr. Robert Ley, the former leader of the German Labor Front (DAF), following his arrest by American troops with the 101st U.S. Airborne Division at his mountain home near the Austrian border. The American soldier pictured is Robert Guggenheim.

At the time of his capture, Ley was posing as Dr. Ernst Distelmeyer, but he was identified by Franz Xaver Schwarz, the former treasurer of the Nazi Party and one of Ley's oldest enemies.

Date
1945 May 15
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Henry Plitt
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Record last modified: 2015-06-26 00:00:00
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