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Finding Aid for the Arthur Corder collection 2019.007.h.r
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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 Reich relics.
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.
2.38 Linear feet
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