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Hitler Youth swastika armband taken by an Austrian Jewish soldier in the US Army

Object | Accession Number: 1997.43.4

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    Hitler Youth swastika armband taken by an Austrian Jewish soldier in the US Army

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Armband acquired by Ernst Deutsch at the Dachau concentration camp immediately following its liberation in 1945. The armband is of the design issued to members of the Hitler Youth.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gary Deutsch. In memory of Ernst Deutsch.

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Armbands
    Object Type
    Armbands (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    recto: red- and white-striped with black swastika at center; verso: center, adhesive paper label, "B/RZ/M/Hersteller:/U275/Reichszeugmeisterei der NSDAP./B No 439539"
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 4.250 inches (10.795 cm) | Width: 15.000 inches (38.1 cm)
    Materials
    overall : cloth, ink, paper, adhesive

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The armband was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1997 by Gary Deutsch, the son of Ernest Deutsch.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-30 16:23:40
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