April, 1945:  Ahlem concentration camp outside Hanover, Germany was liberated--and among the liberators were Vernon Tott, Henry Kissinger and my dad
On April 10, 1945, Ahlem, a concentration camp near Hanover, Germany was liberated by the US 84th Infantry Division–nicknamed “The Railsplitters” because its roots went back to Abraham Lincoln. The 84th entered France in 1944, following in the bootprints of the Normandy Invasion and fought the Battle of the Bulge. They soldiered on into Germany... Read more »