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Journals - Liberator of Dachau Concentration Camp
Liberator of Dachau Concentration Camp Videoconference 
The Virtual School @ Vanderbilt University's Witnesses and Voices of the Holocaust series, which provide firsthand accounts from survivors, provided CITVC with a unique opportunity to speak with Mr. Jimmy Gentry, who was nineteen years old when, as a member of General George Patton's 3rd Army, he was one of the first liberators of the Dachau concentration camp on April 29, 1945.

He had seen combat in the Battle of the Bulge.
"No one told us what we would find. No one explained what our mission was. We saw a wall and that was the entrance to a prison camp like I have never seen."

The camp was Dachau.

For more info on Mr. Gentry, please see:

Here's a newspaper article on our vc:
PVHS goes back in time through videoconferencing

For more info, please visit:
1) Info on Dachau
2) Jewish Virtual Library
3) The Dachau Gas Chambers
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