Cleric Stephan from parish Oberhummel is particularly pitiless in his feelings. He writes that there have been heavy plunderigs and rapes.
But the “biggest problem” are liberated concentration camp inmates to whom the best food was offered. They ate too much of it and got sick.
You can find more information about the violence of American troops against civilians in Europe here.
- Mirjam Gebhardt, “Als die Soldaten kamen“, chapter 3, “Wer schützt uns vor den Amerikanern?” (“Who protects us against the Americans?”)