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Harold Alden Hornbeck collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of two military patches, Buchenwald scrip, a certificate, and photographs relating to the experiences of Harold Alden Hornbeck as a soldier in the United States Army in Germany during World War II and in France and Scotland after the war.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Meda F. Hornbeck, the sister of Harold Alden Hornbeck.
Date
1945
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Harold Alden Hornbeck papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.302.1

Date
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Harold Alden Hornbeck papers

Pair of US Army 70th Infantry shoulder sleeve patches with a white axe head worn by a soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2012.302.2 a-b

Date
use:  1943-1945

Buchenwald Standort-Kantine concentration camp scrip, 3 Reichsmark, with an inscription found by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2012.302.3

Geography
found: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
found:  1945 April
Buchenwald Standort-Kantine concentration camp scrip, 3 Reichsmark, with an inscription found by a US soldier
 
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