Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Eugene Arden - February 21, 1984


Eugene Arden was a corporal during World War II. Arden's military government unit was attached the United States 7th Army as it travelled into Germany. The unit was responsible for closing down Nazi Labor Camps and for establishing DP Camps. The unit eventually helped liberate Landsberg, a sub-camp of Dachau. After the war, Eugene and his unit spent the post-war period in Heidelberg, Germany.

  1. Introduction
  2. Knowledge of Camps
  3. Knowledge of Camps (continued)
  4. Landsberg
  5. Communicating with Inmates
  6. Reaction to Inmates
  7. Return to Normal Life
  8. German Civilians
  9. Helping Civilians
  10. Trading for Supplies
  11. Trouble Communicating
  12. Talking with Fellow Soldiers
  13. Talking to Family
  14. Thoughts about the Holocaust
  15. Thoughts on Germans

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