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Landsberg Concentration Camp

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One of the pictures taken by Julius Bernstein at Landsberg concentration camp. Shows a rabbi on the left and another Jewish concentration camp survivor on the right.

Leon Adler

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Picture of Leon Adler taken after he completed basic training.

Picture from Morton Barrish

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Picture of Morton Barrish after the end of world war two. Taken in Paris by the American embassy.

Photo taken by Julius Bernstein showing two of the twelve survivors

Julius Bernstein was an Orthodox Jew born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in August 1922. He was drafted into the army in 1942 two years after graduating high school. He was assigned to the 12th armor divisions headquarters when he came across the…

Leon Adler

“I was enraged, especially when I saw what they did to those people in that burning shack setting it on fire. The cruelty. First I was shocked, then I remember walking around. I was kicking things. I was frustrated I couldn’t do anything about…

Picture of Kenneth Axelrod

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Picture of Kenneth Axelrod taken during his interview in 1997.

Morris Eisenstein

Interviewer “Did you witness any attacks or retaliation against the Germans?” Barrish “Yes. They ( the concentration camp prisoners) got a hold of a couple of guards themselves and they beat them to death. And I’m sure that if they had gotten…

Morton Barrish

Interviewer “Did you witness any attacks or retaliation against the Germans?” Barrish “Yes. They (concentration camp prisoners) got a hold of a couple of guards themselves and they beat them to death. And I’m sure that if they had gotten all…

Bernard Bermack

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“This couldn’t be true. It was almost like I was watching a movie. A mad up movie. Not a real thing. You just couldn’t believe the amount of skeletons…..Here in mass to see thousands of bones just bones. Some of them you couldn’t tell how…