Dachau After Liberation

(1945)


Mickey Martins was born on April 13, 1925, in Bristol, RI. He was a member of the 42nd Infantry Rainbow Division of the U. S. Army during World War II. He served as a PFC and earned a Purple Heart during the Battle of the Bulge, in which he was hit in the back with shrapnel. The following photos were taken by Martins at Dachau after liberation. Martins died on June 1, 2001. We are grateful to his daughter for permission to use these important historical images.


 


Source:© War Photos of Mickey Martins. Reprinted by permission.