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2018-040_A and B Dachau 2 pages
The U. S. Army's 42nd Rainbow Division liberated the Dachau concentration camp on April 29, 2045. This account was written for the May 1 edition of the division's newsletter. It describes the wasted bodies of the camp's few survivors and the twisted corpses of the dead, many of them stacked near the crematorium like "some maniac's woodpile." Even war correspondents who had witnessed battles at first hand were stunned by the sight. Courtesy Estate of Kurt Weiler.