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Scrapbook entries documenting the arrival of Lawrence Layden, a US Army officer, at Buchenwald shortly after its liberation in April 1945.

Lawrence Layden was a captain in the US Army Air Corps. As part of the Sixty-Seventh Tactical Reconnaissance Group during World War II, Layden kept a detailed account of his wartime experience. Layden arrived at the Buchenwald concentration camp just six days after its liberation.