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Patton arriving at the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945

Caption   Patton arriving at the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp in Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Holocaust Memorial Museum
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Photos on Same Day 12 Apr 1945
Photos at Same Place Ohrdruf, Gotha, Germany
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 15 Jan 2011
Licensing  Public Domain



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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
8 Dec 2011 07:17:01 PM

Jeep-nuts will recognize this as an interesting photograph. Both Jeeps are shown with their spare tires mounted to the side of the vehicle instead of the rear as they came from the factory. This was an unusual field modification that Patton was a particular fan of and was meant to allow better access over the tail board.

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WW2-Era Place Name Ohrdruf, Gotha, Germany
Lat/Long 50.8333, 10.7333
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