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  • Tags: Ohrdruf (Concentration camp)

Content Note: Transcript of a video recording. DeJarnette served with the Company A [division not given] and witnessed the liberation of Dachau. Zullinger was a photographer at the liberation of Ohrdruf. Location of interview: Washington, DC…

Content Note: A group of people sit in a field outside of Ordruf. A few people stand together toward the righthand sit of those seated. In the background barracks are visible. Numbered 55 on the reverse.

Content Note: Generals Eisenhower, Patton and Bradley and XX Corps Commander Walker stand in a circle with other Army officers in front of Barrack 3. Other Army troops stand behind them. Numbered 65 on the reverse.

Content Note: Writing on reverse: "Bradley behine [sic] Ike. Patton following." Eisenhower, Bradley and Patton walk with American troops past a barrack. Numbered 63 on the reverse.

Content Note: General Eisenhower, General Bradley, and other American troops inspect charred human remains in a pile including railroad tracks. Another pile is visible in the background. In the distance, several military vehicles are visible. …

Content Note: Writing on reverse: "This is when he told us to kill all the SOB [sic], not to capture a one of the bastards." Another jeep is parked in front of the one Patton is standing in. A barrack is visible in the background. Numbered 113 on…

Content Note: Writing on reverse: "Walker. Man in T. coat & dress cap--Life reporter." Numbered 12 on the reverse. [Walker was the XX Corps Commander.]

Content Note: Caption text from separate sheet: "Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, watches grimly while occupants of a German concentration camp at Gotha demonstrate how they were tortured by the Nazi sadists operating the camp. …

Content Note: Caption text from separate sheet: "Eisenhower walks around a cluster of corpses representing the remains of many of the inmates at the camp at Gotha, lying where they were slain." Survivors and other Army personnel stand behind the…

Content Note: Caption text from separate sheet: "Standing beside a well-used Gallow, Gen. Eisenhower listens while occupants of a former German concentration camp tell, through an interpreter, of atrocities committed by Germans operating the camp." …
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