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Liberators

From 1944-1945, Allied troops advanced into Nazi territory and began discovering and liberating concentration camps. Liberators came from different countries, including the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain and Canada, and provided assistance and relief to Jewish prisoners. Houston was home to over 50 WWII liberators, some of whom provided Holocaust Museum Houston with oral testimonies describing their experiences. These oral testimonies, which are primary sources, are available for viewing at The Boniuk Library. The library also recommends the resources listed below.