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Texan Who Fought for Civil Rights After Freeing Nazi Death Camp Dies
Reuters ^ | Mon Mar 24, 2014

Posted on 03/31/2014 11:41:02 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Albert Schwartz, whose experience liberating a concentration camp in World War Two led him to join the fight to end discrimination in his home of El Paso, Texas, after the war, died over the weekend. He was 94.

Schwartz, whose family ran a local department store, was a U.S. Army captain in the 104th Infantry Division that entered a concentration camp in Nordhausen, Germany, in April 1945, finding more than 3,000 corpses.

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