axis_and_allies_chroniclesMay 6 1945, Mauthausen, Austria. Survivors of the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp cheer the servicemen of the 11th Armored Division, U.S. Third Army who liberated the camp on May 5. The banner on top says; "The Spanish Anti-Fascists Salute the Liberating Forces." A noted historian, P. Serge Choumoff, who is also one of the survivors, claims General Dwight Eisenhower requested for this celebration. Photo taken by Donald R. Ornitz. Note the M8 Greyhound armored car in the middle.