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75 years ago: Remembering war


March 8, 2020

Courtesy photo (Nancy Dandridge Patterson)

Cpl. Hayley Dandridge toured Buchenwald 75 years ago after the Nazi concentration camp was liberated.

Editor’s note: On April 22, 1945, U.S. Army Cpl. Hayley Dandridge of Dora wrote a letter to friends about the horrors he witnessed at the Buchenwald Nazi concentration camp near Weimar, Germany.

Historians believe more than 50,000 prisoners died...

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