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Binoculars

Object | Accession Number: 1991.185.1

The binoculars were assembled from loose parts found in a section of Buchenwald where prisoners rebuilt binoculars. William E. Lifson entered the camp a few weeks after liberation and was instructed in the assembly of the binoculars by liberated prisoners. Assembled by William Lifson, May 1945, Buchenwald concentration camp.

Date
1945 May  (manufacture)
Geography
manufacture : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Object Type
Binoculars (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of William Lifson
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Record last modified: 2018-09-27 16:00:30
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