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.