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Description Mauthausen survivors cheer the soldiers of the Eleventh Armored Division of the U.S. Third Army one day after their actual liberation. The banner reads: "The Spanish Anti-Fascists Salute the Liberating Forces." According to P. Serge Choumoff, a historian and survivor of Mauthausen, this event was recreated at the request of General Eisenhower.
Date 6 May 1945
Source USHMM, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
Author Donald R. Ornitz
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