Mauthausen Survivors Greet Americans

(May 6, 1945)


 


Cheering survivors greet American troops as they enter the Mauthausen concentration camp a day after the actual liberation. According to P. Serge Choumoff, an historian and survivor of Mauthausen, this event was a recreation of the liberation done at the request of General Eisenhower.


Source: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum