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Nazi Germany Kriegsamarine banner acquired by an American soldier at Ohrdruf

Object | Accession Number: 2015.210.1

Banner of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine [Navy] found by Ardie Wickers, a soldier in the 354th Infantry Regiment, 89th Infantry Division, US Third Army. Wickers, an intelligence and reconnaissance scout, discovered the banner after entering Ohrdruf concentration camp in Germany on April 4, 1945.

Date
1945 April 04  (found)
Geography
found : Ohrdruf (Concentration camp); Ohrdruf (Germany)
Classification
Identifying Artifacts
Category
Flags
Object Type
Banners (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Chris Wickers
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:22:22
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