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Cheering survivors greet American troops as the first Allied tanks enter the Mauthausen concentration camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 74460

Cheering survivors greet American troops as the first Allied tanks enter the Mauthausen concentration camp.

According to P. Serge Choumoff, an historian and survivor of Mauthausen, this event was a recreation of the liberation (one day later) done at the request of General Eisenhower.

Date
1945 May 07
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Col. P. Richard Seibel
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Record last modified: 2009-05-18 00:00:00
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