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Sergeant Paul Campbell (foreground) of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, accompanied by two infantrymen, searches lined-up civilians in Recklinghausen, Germany for concealed weapons April, 26,1945.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 49996

Sergeant Paul Campbell (foreground) of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, accompanied by two infantrymen, searches lined-up civilians in Recklinghausen, Germany for concealed weapons April, 26,1945.

They are looking for a Nazi sniper who fired on a Ninth U.S Army soldier. Recklinghausen, a Ruhr town 23 miles northeast of Duisburg, was captured April 3. [original caption]

Date
1945 April 26
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton
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Record last modified: 2010-09-15 00:00:00
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