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Concentration camp uniform coat worn by a Polish Jewish inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1996.5.4

Striped uniform coat issued to Herschl Shreibman, while an inmate of Flossenburg concentration camp. Herschl, a native of Pruzana, Poland, was imprisoned in Auschwitz III - Monowitz (Buna) concentration camp from 1942-1944. He was transferred to Flossenburg concentration camp in Germany, where Herschl, 20, was liberated by American troops around April 22, 1945. In 1947, he emigrated to the United States.

Date
approximately 1944 December-1945 April  (use)
Geography
use : Flossenburg (Concentration camp); Flossenburg (Germany)
Classification
Clothing and Dress
Object Type
Coats (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Harvey Shreibman
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:44
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