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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
manufacture:  1945 May
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: 2018-10-24 14:08:49
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