Two US soldiers cross the Rhine River

Two US soldiers cross the Rhine River

Two American soldiers cross the Rhine River into Germany on March 29, 1945. In the foreground is Jack Caminer, who emigrated from Germany to the United States in 1938. After he was drafted into the US Army, Caminer was sent to Camp Ritchie to prepare for intelligence work. Caminer participated in the liberation of Ohrdruf.  


  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Jack Caminer
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