Concentration camp badge worn to identify a prisoner as a Jehovah's Witness
Sachsenhausen (Concentration camp);
- Object Type
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Annemarie and Waltraud Kusserow
The badge was issued to Albert Jahndorf at Sachsenhausen concentration camp in order to identify him as a Jehovah's Witness prisoner.
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Also in Kusserow collection
The collection consists of two purple triangle badges that were used to identify Jehovah's Witness prisoners in Sachsenhausen and Ravensbruck concentration camps and one photograph of the Kusserow family.
White inverted triangle patch and prison number worn to identify a female inmate as a Jehovah's Witness
White badge with an inverted trangle and the number 1989 issued to Lüise Jahndorf at Ravensbrück concentration camp to identify her as a Jehovah's Witness prisoner.
The photograph depicts a clandestine visit among the Kusserow children, Elizabeth, Hans-Werner, and Paul-Gerhard, their mother, and their two older brothers, Willhelm and Karl, near Minden, Germany.