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Dachau concentration camp
Burdick is shown prior to the Battle of the Bulge in 1944. He was a pre-med student at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania when he was drafted. In July 1944, the private first class landed in northern France with a field artillery observation battalion. Five months later, on Dec. 16, his unit was in Luxembourg when the Germans attacked and the Battle of the Bulge began.