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The 71st Infantry at Gunskirchen Lager, Austria – 1945

Gunskirchen, Austria - May 4, 1945 When my maternal grand-mother passed away, I came into possession of...
Gunskirchen Lager

Gunskirchen Lager, a German concentration camp near Lambach, Austria

"THIS ACTUALLY HAPPENED" It was V-E Day. While the world celebrated, the weary men of Company "K", 5th Regiment, 71st Infantry Division, commanded by Capt....

Over 50 years ago, a tattered 71st infantry division arrived in Northern Austria at Gunskirchen. This site records what they found there as...

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  FOREWORD by Willard G. Wyman, Major General THE AMERICAN'S HAVE COME AT LAST by Capt. J. D. Pletcher...