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Stainless steel table knife with a Reichsadler found by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2007.518.1

Stainless steel butter knife found by twenty-five year old Lieutenant Bernard M. Fishman in a German Army Engineers Officers Club in Ulm, Germany, circa May 1945. The handle is engraved with the club name followed by a Reichsadler, an Imperial eagle holsing a swastika. Fishman enlisted in the United States Army in March 1942 and was assigned to the Warrant Officer's Corps.

Date
found:  after 1945 May
Geography
found: German Army Engineer's Officer Club; Ulm (Germany)
Language
German
Classification
Household Utensils
Category
Flatware
Object Type
Table knives (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Bernard M. Fishman
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:25:42
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