北爱尔兰二战老兵逝世,享年100岁

2020-11-22 07:33

Teddy Dixon: Northern Ireland WW2 veteran dies aged 100 mVL世界播

泰迪·迪克森:北爱尔兰二战老兵逝世,享年100岁。mVL世界播


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GI Teddy Dixon served with the Rainbow Division of the US army mVL世界播

大兵泰迪·迪克森曾在美军彩虹师服役mVL世界播


Teddy Dixon, one of Northern Ireland's last remaining World War Two veterans, has died aged 100. mVL世界播

北爱尔兰仅存的二战老兵之一泰迪·迪克森去世,享年100岁。mVL世界播


Mr Dixon was born in New York but grew up in Northern Ireland after his family moved to Belfast. mVL世界播

迪克森出生在纽约,但在他的家人搬到贝尔法斯特后,他在北爱尔兰长大。mVL世界播


Drafted to the US Army in 1944, Mr Dixon went on to help liberate 33,000 people from Dachau concentration camp in Germany. mVL世界播

1944年应征入伍的迪克森后来帮助从德国达豪集中营解放了3.3万人。mVL世界播


The US Consulate in Belfast said it was mourning his death, remembering his service and "selfless heroism". mVL世界播

美国驻贝尔法斯特领事馆表示,他们正在哀悼他的逝世,缅怀他的服务和“无私的英勇行为”。mVL世界播


Mr Dixon served in the 42nd Rainbow Infantry Division, landing in France in December 1944 before advancing to Germany in 1945. mVL世界播

狄克逊曾在第42彩虹步兵师服役,1944年12月登陆法国,1945年前往德国。mVL世界播


In addition to liberating Dachau, Mr Dixon was involved in the recovery of a treasure trove of looted art stored in salt mines during the conflict. mVL世界播

除了解放达豪,迪克森还参与了找回冲突期间储存在盐矿中的被掠夺艺术品的宝藏。mVL世界播


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Mr Dixon has been praised for his "selfless heroism" during World War Two mVL世界播

狄克逊因其在第二次世界大战期间的“无私英雄主义”而受到赞扬mVL世界播


Speaking to BBC News NI in 2014 about his involvement with the mission he said he and the other men from his squad were simply told that they would be guarding German prisoners of war. mVL世界播

2014年,他在接受BBC新闻NI采访时谈到他参与了这项任务,他说,他和他的小队里的其他人被简单地告知,他们将看守德国战俘。mVL世界播


It turned out those prisoners were being sent to retrieve art looted by the Nazis and hidden in the local salt mine. mVL世界播

事实证明,这些囚犯被送去取回被纳粹掠夺并藏匿在当地盐矿中的艺术品。mVL世界播


Every day for two weeks they took the prisoners into the mine, loaded up four small carts and pushed them back up the rails to the mine head. mVL世界播

在两周的时间里,他们每天都把囚犯带到矿井里,装上四辆小手推车,然后把他们推上轨道回到矿头。mVL世界播


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Teddy Dixon (foreground) and comrades were pictured accepting the surrender of German soldiers mVL世界播

泰迪·迪克森(前景)和战友们被拍到接受德国士兵的投降mVL世界播


"It was fantastic to see all the cases piled up there. We had head lamps on us," said Mr Dixon, recalling the first time he saw the treasure. mVL世界播

迪克森回忆起第一次看到宝藏的情景时说:“看到所有的箱子都堆在那里真是太棒了。我们头上都戴着大灯。”mVL世界播


"They were neatly stacked around the walls, heavily encased in wood." mVL世界播

“它们整齐地堆放在墙壁周围,用木头包裹得严严实实。”mVL世界播


His death comes less than a week after Bill Eames, one of the last surviving D-Day pilots, from County Fermanagh, died. mVL世界播

在他去世的不到一周前,来自费尔马赫县的最后幸存的诺曼底登陆日飞行员之一比尔·伊姆斯(Bill Eames)去世。mVL世界播


Mr Eames, who was friends with Mr Dixon, was aged 97. mVL世界播

伊姆斯是狄克逊的朋友,享年97岁。mVL世界播

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