Leon Adler

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Title

Leon Adler

Subject

Buchenwald Liberation

Description

Leon Adler describing how he felt after liberating the Buchenwald concentration camp less than an hour after the Germans fled.

Creator

USC Shoah foundation

Language

English

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Text

“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 it.”

Original Format

Video transcribed into text

Citation

USC Shoah foundation, “Leon Adler,” US and the Holocaust, accessed September 21, 2019, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/usandtheholocaust/items/show/17.