Archive Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number A002.026.009
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Collection Nathans, Oscar
Scope & Content Interview with Louis Gitter, liberator of Dachau. Describes stench approaching camp and entering through gate. Killing the Germans at the camp. Jewish boys from units go through the occupants of houses and tell them to leave. Place prisoners in the former homes of Germans and give them c-rations. Undescribable horror. Sees mounds of dirt, assumes burned bodies. Sees bodies laying in "showers." Separate living people from dead.
Subjects Holocaust
Concentration camps
Liberators
People Gitter, Louis
Search Terms Dachau, Germany
16th Armored Field Artillery Battalion
Accession number 2002.026