14
JAN
2017

Encounter at Ohrdruf

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Click here to LISTEN to Ralph Rush on Hometown Heroes
94-year-old Ralph Rush of Hughson, CA appears on episode #454 of Hometown Heroes, airing January 13-15, 2017. The first concentration camp liberated by Americans was Ohrdruf on April 4, 1945. Ralph was part of the reconnaissance patrol that first came through Ohrdruf’s gates, and he’ll share his unforgettable encounter with one of the camp’s Jewish prisoners.

Ralph Rush during World War II. For more photos, visit the Hometown Heroes facebook page.

Ralph Rush during World War II. For more photos, visit the Hometown Heroes facebook page.

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