On May 5, 1945, a 16-year-old Viennese girl now living in Nassau was liberated from the Nazi-run Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria by U.S. soldiers, some of whom arrived in a swift though gangly armored car known as an M8 Greyhound.

On Wednesday, the 65th anniversary of her liberation, the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport in Farmingdale is installing a working Greyhound into its exhibit.

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The camp survivor, Thea Gotesmann Rumstein, will be on hand to tell her story, as will some of the soldiers who liberated the camp.

The museum will also distribute a comic strip that tells the story of the liberation by graphic designer and illustrator Jim Hart.

(Handout Photo)