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German military red painted canteen in pouch with strap acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.1

German military field canteen, painted red, in a fitted wool pouch with a leather carrying strap brought back from the war by Bernard B. Cohen, a soldier with the United States Third Army as it fought its way across Europe during the fall of 1944 through the end of the war in May 1945.

Date
found:  1945
manufacture:  1943
Geography
found: Germany
Classification
Household Utensils
Category
Drinking vessels
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Estelle Cohen
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:20:32
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