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Dachau 29 April 1945 : the Rainbow liberation memoirs

Author: Sam Dann; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Lubbock, Tex. : Texas Tech University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Members of the Rainbow Division, 42nd Infantry discuss what it was like to participate in the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp in April of 1945.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dachau 29 April 1945.
Lubbock, Tex. : Texas Tech University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)607095645
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Dann; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0896723917 9780896723917 9780896729605 0896729605
OCLC Number: 38580164
Description: xx, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by Joseph I. Lieberman --
Preface --
Introduction by Barbara Distel --
Acknowledgments --
Editor's Introduction --
Six Official Reports --
The Rainbow Division's Official Correspondents --
General Linden's Group --
Through the Lens of the Photographers and the Artist --
Completing the Picture --
The Chaplains --
Dachau from Without --
Just Outside of Dachau --
Stories from Behind the Wire --
The Rainbow After Dachau --
Two Roads to Dachau --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Sam Dann.

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A work about the American liberators, who have since discovered that no one who was involved in any capacity can ever be truly free of the past that was Dachau. It weaves their stories, official  Read more...

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