Hersbruck Sub Camp Liberation- 65th Infantry Division
Located adjacent to the Hersbruch memorial.Plaque
A brass inscribed plaque.
From the US Holocaust Museum Website:
While advancing through Bavaria, the 65th “Battle Axe” Infantry Division overran the Hersbruck sub camp of the Flossenbürg concentration camp on April 20–21, 1945.
The 65th Infantry Division was recognized as a liberating unit by the US Army's Center of Military History and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1994.
A Bronze plaque recognizing the liberation of the Hersbruck Concentration Camp by the 65th Infantry Division is part of a Memorial Pavilion honoring those who lost their lives there. This liberation was accomplished on April 20-21, 1945, by the 261st Infantry Regiment, 65th Infantry Division.
The text on the plaque is in English and German. The English reads:
IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE
COMMEMORATION OF THE
65TH INFANTRY DIVISION
OF THE US THIRD ARMY
WHO LIBERATED THE
CONCENTRATION CAMP HERSBRUCK