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David Prine photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 177

Scope and Contents

German press photograph releases depicting soldiers (often SS men of the Reinhard Heydrich Regiment), war-damaged European cities, weapons, prisoners of war, captured equipment, and scenes of deployment on the Russian Front in May 1943 and in Normandy in June 1944. These items also include publicity captions in German. Also with the collection is a candid photograph of Gen. George S. Patton with other army officers.

Scope and Contents

Photographs showing the execution by beheading of Chinese individuals by the occupying forces of Japan during World War II. The scenes also depict torture and mutilation of bodies by the Japanese. Also included is a shot of a sign in Japan stating: "Pray for Gen. MacArthur's Success in the Presidential Election."


  • 1943-1952


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


4 folders

61 items

1 oversize folder

Language of Materials