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Fred Mercer was a clerk in Company B, 69th Signal Battalion, 20th Corps, 3rd Army. He was a member of the third unit to enter Buchenwald after the camp was liberated by the 20th Corps. Mercer, who kept a photographic history of his war service, vividly describes his experiences in the camp and the stories behind the photographs he took there.

At the time of his interview on June 8, 1980, Mercer was employed as a barber in Warner Robins, Georgia.