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David C. Porter collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of patches, pins, dog tags, a medal, boxes, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of David C. Porter in the United States Army in Germany during World War II and after the war as a guard during the International Military Tribunal proceedings held in Nuremberg, Germany.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2011 by Ethel P. Kemmerer, the sister of David C. Porter and the executor of his Estate.
Date
1936-2010
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David C. Porter papers

Document | Accession Number: 2011.75.1

Date
inclusive:  approximately 1944-2010
David C. Porter papers

US Army 102nd Infantry Division shoulder sleeve patch with OZ worn by a soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.2

Geography
use: International Military Tribunal; Nuremberg (Germany)
Date
use:  1945-1946
US Army 102nd Infantry Division shoulder sleeve patch with OZ worn by a soldier

US Army 102nd Infantry Division shoulder sleeve patch with OZ worn by a soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.3

Geography
use: International Military Tribunal; Nuremberg (Germany)
Date
use:  1945-1946
US Army 102nd Infantry Division shoulder sleeve patch with OZ worn by a soldier

US Army 102nd Infantry Division arched Ozark's patch worn by a soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.4

Geography
use: International Military Tribunal; Nuremberg (Germany)
Date
use:  1945-1946
US Army 102nd Infantry Division arched Ozark's patch worn by a soldier

Pair of blue and silver collar tabs for a Luftwaffe Hauptmann [Captain] acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.5 a- b

Geography
received: Germany
Date
received:  1945-1946
Pair of blue and silver collar tabs for a Luftwaffe Hauptmann [Captain] acquired by a US soldier

US Army 102nd Infantry Division enameled lapel pin with OZ worn by a soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.6

Geography
use: International Military Tribunal; Nuremberg (Germany)
manufacture: Schrobenhausen (Germany)
Date
use:  1945-1946
US Army 102nd Infantry Division enameled lapel pin with OZ worn by a soldier

Women’s Reich Labor Service commemorative pin acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.7

Geography
acquired: Germany
manufacture: Ludenscheid (Germany)
Date
found:  1945-1946
manufacture:  1938
Women’s Reich Labor Service commemorative pin acquired by a US soldier

Pressed tin cap badge of a Reichsadler acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.8

Geography
acquired: Germany
issue: Germany
Date
found:  1945-1946
issue:  1936-1945
Pressed tin cap badge of a Reichsadler acquired by a US soldier

Hitlerjugend [Hitler Youth] enamel membership pin acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.9

Geography
acquired: Germany
manufacture: Germany
Date
found:  1945-1946
manufacture:  after 1939 January-before 1945 May
Hitlerjugend [Hitler Youth] enamel membership pin acquired by a US soldier

Set of US Army issue dog tags worn by a soldier in the 102nd Infantry Division

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.10

Date
use:  approximately 1944 September-1946
issue:  1944 September

World War II Victory Medal with ribbon and box awarded to a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.11 a-b

Date
commemoration:  1941-1945
issue:  1946-2010
World War II Victory Medal with ribbon and box awarded to a US soldier

Plastic cigarette case with the 102nd Infantry insignia and Bavaria used by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.12

Geography
received: Nuremberg (Germany)
Date
received:  after 1945 May-approximately 1946
commemoration:  1945

Set of US Army 18th Infantry Regiment lapel pins acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.13 a-c

Geography
acquired: Germany
manufacture: Nuremberg (Germany)
Date
received:  1945-1946
Set of US Army 18th Infantry Regiment lapel pins acquired by a US soldier

Set of US Army 405th Infantry Regiment lapel pins acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.14 a-c

Geography
received: Nuremberg (Germany)
manufacture: Nuremberg (Germany)
Date
received:  1945-1946
Set of US Army 405th Infantry Regiment lapel pins acquired by a US soldier

Set of US Army 26th Infantry Regiment lapel pins acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.75.15 a-c

Geography
acquired: Germany
Date
received:  1945-1946
Set of US Army 26th Infantry Regiment lapel pins acquired by US soldier
 
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