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James A. Romberger collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts, documents, and a photograph relating to the experiences of James A. Romberger, a soldier in the United States Third Army in France and Germany in World War II, during which he participated in the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2010 by James A. Romberger.
Date
1944 July-1945 May
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James Romberger papers

Document | Accession Number: 2010.456.1

Date
1944-1945

Deutsche Arbeitsfront fringed sash with swastika and cog wheel acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2010.456.2

Geography
received : Germany
Date
after 1945 March
Deutsche Arbeitsfront fringed sash with swastika and cog wheel acquired by a US soldier

Deutscher Volkssturm Wehrmacht armband with an Imperial eagle taken by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2010.456.3

Geography
received : Germany
Date
after 1945 March
approximately 1944 September-1945 May
Deutscher Volkssturm Wehrmacht armband with an Imperial eagle taken by a US soldier

US Third Army report poster for May 1945 received by a unit soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2010.456.4

Geography
depiction : Germany
Date
1945 May
 
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