Page 5 of a letter from Aaron E. Eiferman: "Although I may never talk about what I have witnesed today. I will never forget what I have seen."
clean clothes on him, then they will take him to a civilian hospital were he will be treated and given care until he regains his strengh. And when they are able to be moved, sent back to there homes were they can live in peace the rest of there lives. I forgot to mention a lot of them here made steral
I have talked with quite a few of these people some old some young. I told them that the jewish people back home have not forgotten them that there are organizations which are rasing money to help them by sending here food clothing medical supplys and other things of importance. I know that mom can back that statement up. If the other jewish people back home could of seen what I have they would help all the more to make good the things that Hitler helped ruin in so few years.
Although I may never talk about what I have witnesed today. I will never forget what I have seen. If I don’t write for a few days I hope you will understand
Love your Husban
Aaron A. Eiferman, a member of the 12th Armored Division, wrote this letter to his wife in the United States. He describes his experiences as the 12th overran a Dachau subcamp in the Landsberg area on April 27, 1945.
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Aaron A. Eiferman