“Office of Price Administration Press Release Concerning Rubber Conservation” October 11, 1942 (doc. 19). Illinois State Archives, Illinois at War, 1941-1945. Office of the Illinois Secretary of State, 1994.
“The world must know what happened, and never forget.” At the end of the Second World War, General Ike Eisenhower made the decision to personally visit as many Nazi concentration camps as he possible could. His reason? He felt compelled to document the camps, their appalling conditions and the brave souls who survived it. He anticipated a time when the Nazi atrocities might be downplayed or even denied, and as such ordered the filming and photographing of camps as they were liberated