History of the Liberation of Dachau: April 29, 1945

Dachau Liberation

I remember what my father had told me of his involvement in the liberation of Dachau, shortly before he died in 1976. Some of his war buddies discovered the tribute site I’d created for him and called or emailed me to recount stories I’d not known previously, or only in part.

In 2001 before HBO premiered their miniseries Band of Brothers, they asked for historical background…

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Bill Petro

Bill Petro

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