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SS uniform collar tab found at Dachau by an American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1990.107.86

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    SS uniform collar tab found at Dachau by an American soldier

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    SS uniform collar tabs brought back by Captain Malcolm A. Vendig, United States Army, 83rd Infantry Division, a soldier in Europe during World War II who served as military governor of Landkreis Dachau, Germany, during the postwar US miliary occupation government.
    Date
    1945
    found:  1945-1946
    Geography
    found: Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eleanor Vendig
    Contributor
    Subject: Malcolm A. Vendig
    Biography
    Captain Malcolm A. Vendig served in the 83rd Infantry Division, United States Army, in Europe during World War II. After the liberation of Dachau concentration camp in Germany by US troops in April 1945, Vendig was appointed military governor of Dachau Landkreis.

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Military Insignia
    Category
    Badges
    Physical Description
    SS uniform patch.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 1.625 inches (4.128 cm) | Width: 2.500 inches (6.35 cm)
    Materials
    overall : cloth, adhesive

    Rights & Restrictions

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

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The SS uniform collar tabs were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Eleanor Vendig.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-30 16:33:19
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