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Duffel bag used by a US Army soldier during the war in Europe

Object | Accession Number: 1990.297.1

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    Duffel bag used by a US Army soldier during the war in Europe

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Duffel bag shipped by Morton N. Cohen in October 1945 to the United States at the end of his tour of duty in Europe. Cohen served in the 95th Infantry Division in Europe and saw combat at Metz, Maginot and Siegfried lines, Ruhr. He was a liberator of the Soviet POW camp Warstein in the Ruhr, and participated in the arrest of Hitler's Vice-Chancellor, Franz von Papen.
    Date
    use:  1945 October
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Morton Cohen

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Containers
    Category
    Luggage
    Object Type
    Duffel bags (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Duffel bag from the United States Army with fragment of shipping tag on handle.
    Materials
    overall : cloth

    Rights & Restrictions

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

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The duffel bag was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Morton Cohen.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:21:24
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