This collection encompasses items from Arthur Corder's service in the Second World War. He was assigned as an aide to one
of the officers who were among the first Allied military into Mauthausen Concentration Camp on May 5, 1945. Corder had the
clearance to take seized items back to the United States, these includes watches, documents, photographs, a camera, and Third
Arthur Blanchard Corder was born August 30, 1917, in Independence, Kansas to Edith and Arthur Corder. He is named after his
father, who died one month before his birth. His father served in the American Torpedo Company in World War I, an explosion
of nitroglycerin killed him.
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