Slavery to Freedom

Wednesday, Apr 4, 1945

Stunning news: A concentration camp in Germany has been liberated in time for the surviving Jews there to celebrate Passover! Ohrdurf, a sub-camp of Buchenwald, is the first Nazi death camp to be captured by troops of Patton’s 4th Armored Division and the 89th Infantry Division. One of the troops viewing the piles of emaciated corpses was 20-year old Charlie Payne.

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