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Hitler Youth jacket with insignia and armband found by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2013.512.2

Hitler Youth uniform jacket with a South Franken insignia, armband, and shoulder boards brought back from the war by Arthur R. Myers. Myers was an American soldier who entered combat during the D-Day invasion in June 1944. He fought through the Battle of the Bulge and continued until reaching the outskirts of Berlin in April 1945. The war ended with Germany's surrender on May 7.

Date
1945  (found)
Geography
found : Germany
use : Unterfranken (Germany)
Language
German
Classification
Clothing and Dress
Object Type
Jackets (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Robert Palmer
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:08:22
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