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World War II (1939-1945)
Robert C. Klein
Robert C. Klein

Robert C. Klein, a retired insurance executive and World War II veteran who had participated in the liberation of the Landsberg concentration camp, died Feb. 4 at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of complications from a stroke. The longtime Towson resident was 94. Mr. Klein was a 25-year-old staff sergeant serving with the 101st Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (Mechanized) of the 12th Armored Division when his outfit liberated the Landsberg slave labor concentration camp in southwest Bavaria on April 27, 1945. The camp, which was a part of Dachau and located in Landsberg am Lech, Germany, had been the place where Adolf Hitler was imprisoned in 1924 after the failure...