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The 71st Infantry at Gunskirchen Lager, Austria – 1945

Personal accounts of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp in Gunskirchen Austria by four members of the 71st Infantry. From a booklet published by the liberators themselves in 1945.

The Seventy-First came… to Gunskirchen Lager (narrative only)

This is a copy of just the narrative portion of the pamphlet: "The Seventy-First came to Gunskirchen Lager" produced by the 71st...

"THE AMERICANS HAVE COME -- AT LAST" Capt. J. D. Pletcher, Berwyn, Ill., of...

The Seventy-First came to… Gunskirchen Lager

Text Only FOREWARD by Willard G. Wyman, Major General THE AMERICAN'S HAVE COME AT LAST by Capt. J. D. Pletcher THIS ACTUALLY HAPPENED ... by Pfc....

"AND AFTERWARDS.." ...

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...

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

Gunskirchen Lager Monument

To: Austrian Embassy 3524 international Court, N.W. Washington, D. C. 20008 Att: Honorable Helmut Tuerk, Ambassador NOV.5, 1997 Dear Mr. Tuerk, My name is Mason Dorsey. I am a...

The Cybrary Remembers Chuck Ferree

The story of a liberator, a survivor from Terezin (aka Theresienstadt) as written by Chuck Ferree.
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....