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December 28, 1943

Letter to Commandant of Flossenbürg Camp

Josef and Amilia Kohout write to the commandant of the Flossenbürg camp to ask to visit their son, Josef, who was arrested as part of the Nazi campaign against homosexuality. Learn more about Josef Kohout's story in Curators Corner - The Josef Kohout/Wilhelm Kroepfl Collection

In 1994, the Museum acquired the unique collection of Josef Kohout. More widely known as Heinz Heger, Kohout was the subject of The Men with the Pink Triangle, the first published account of a gay survivor of the Nazi camps.

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