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Anthony Acevedo collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of an armband, a palm leaf cross, a diary, a document, photographs, and a prayer missal relating to the experiences of Anthony Acevedo while a medic in the United States Army, Company B, 275th regiment, 70th Infantry Division, and held as a prisoner of war in Berga an der Elster slave labor camp in Germany during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2010 by Anthony Acevedo.
Date
1944 April-1945 June
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Anthony Acevedo papers

Document | Accession Number: 2010.440.1

Date
inclusive:  1935-2012
Anthony Acevedo papers

Small handmade palm leaf cross carried by a US Army medic and slave labor camp POW

Object | Accession Number: 2010.440.2

Geography
use: Berga (Concentration camp); Berga am Elster (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
bulk:  1944 April-1945 June

Armband with red cross worn by US Army medic/ POW in a slave labor camp, signed post-liberation by fellow POWs

Object | Accession Number: 2010.440.3

Geography
use: Berga (Concentration camp); Berga am Elster (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
use:  1945 February-1945 April

My Military Missal: with masses from abridged, authorized "Missale Castrense" used by chaplains in all branches of the armed forces ; also manual of prayers

Publication | Accession Number: 2010.440.4

Geography
publication: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date
publication/distribution:  1942
 
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