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Concentration camp uniform jacket worn by a Polish Jewish inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1996.5.5

Striped uniform jacket issued to Herschl Shreibman, while an inmate of Flossenburg concentration camp. It has a patch with his prisoner number P 46984 and a hidden pocket. 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
Jackets (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Harvey Shreibman
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:57
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