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David F. Busch collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts, including United States and German military clothing, equipment, and insignia, scrip, currency, pins, correspondence, documents, and publications relating to the experiences of David F. Busch in the US Army in Europe during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Tara Barenok, the great-niece of David F. Busch.
Date
approximately 1939-approximately 1945
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"D+1 to 105"

Publication | Accession Number: 2014.480.1

Date
1945

Administrative badge, Kriegsmarine.

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.2

Administrative badge, Kriegsmarine.

Pocket Guide to Germany

Publication | Accession Number: 2014.480.3

Date
1945
Pocket Guide to Germany

German propaganda leaflet

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.4

Date
1945
German propaganda leaflet

Czechoslovakian flag

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.5

Date
1945-1945
Czechoslovakian flag

Luftwaffe insignia from sports shirt

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.6

Luftwaffe insignia from sports shirt

Belgium, ten centime coin

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.7

Date
1922-1922
Belgium, ten centime coin

French Language Guide

Publication | Accession Number: 2014.480.8

Date
1943-1943
French Language Guide

German Iron Cross ribbon with pin acquired by an American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.9 a-b

Date
1945
German Iron Cross ribbon with pin acquired by an American soldier

German identification tag with cord

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.10

German identification tag with cord

Pilsner Urquel: Citizens Brewery Pilsen

Publication | Accession Number: 2014.480.11 a-b

Pilsner Urquel: Citizens Brewery Pilsen

Christmas card, 8th Infantry division, 1944

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.12

Date
1944-1944
Christmas card, 8th Infantry division, 1944

Schlosshotel Kassel page

Document | Accession Number: 2014.480.13


84292

Publication | Accession Number: 2014.480.14

84292

Poem and accompanying envelope

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.15 a-c

Poem and accompanying envelope


Safe conduct pass

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.17

Safe conduct pass

Hitler youth award for proficiency

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.18

Hitler youth award for proficiency

Bernhard Ramcke clipping

Document | Accession Number: 2014.480.19 a-b

Bernhard Ramcke clipping

Photograph of a man, Plzen

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.20

Date
1945
Photograph of a man, Plzen

Luftwaffe trade badge with cord

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.21 a-b

Luftwaffe trade badge with cord

Chain

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.22

Chain

Tag der Arbeit pin

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.23

Tag der Arbeit pin

Commemorative medallion

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.24

Date
1937-1937
Commemorative medallion

May Day pin

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.25

Date
1939-1939
May Day pin

May Day pin

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.26

Date
1936-1936
May Day pin

National Party Day pin

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.27

Date
1938-1938
National Party Day pin

Stickpin with a painted glass heart acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.28

Date
1945
Stickpin with a painted glass heart acquired by a US soldier

Box containing German chocolate for the Wehrmacht

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.29 a-d

Date
1944-1944
Box containing German chocolate for the Wehrmacht

Czech paper Flag

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.30

Czech paper Flag

Camillus TL-29 Signal Corps pocket knife

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.31

Camillus TL-29 Signal Corps pocket knife

Solingen pocket knife

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.32

Solingen pocket knife

German rank insignia, Obergefreiter

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.33

German rank insignia, Obergefreiter

German rank insignia

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.34

German rank insignia

German eagle emblem, Kriegsmarine

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.35

German eagle emblem, Kriegsmarine

Luftwaffe trade badge, Direction Finder Operator

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.36

Luftwaffe trade badge, Direction Finder Operator

Fork with Luftwaffe eagle

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.37

Fork with Luftwaffe eagle

Tag der Arbeit pin

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.38

Tag der Arbeit pin

Schirmmutze eagle badge, Wehrmacht

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.39

Schirmmutze eagle badge, Wehrmacht

Schirmmutze cockade, Luftwaffe acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.40

Date
1945
Schirmmutze cockade, Luftwaffe acquired by a US soldier

Hitler Youth badge acquired by an American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.41

Date
1934 June 21-1934 June 21
Hitler Youth badge acquired by an American soldier

Luftwaffe gull wing rank pin

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.42

Luftwaffe gull wing rank pin

Green pendant

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.43

Green pendant

Slide rule with case

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.44 a-b

Slide rule with case

Slide rule with case

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.45 a-b

Slide rule with case

Mechanical pencil acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.46

Date
1945
Mechanical pencil acquired by a US soldier

Mechanical pencil acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.47

Mechanical pencil acquired by a US soldier

Emblem from Luftwaffe belt buckle

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.48

Emblem from Luftwaffe belt buckle

1937 May Day pin with the Nazi eagle insignia acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.49

Date
1937 May 01
1945
1937 May Day pin with the Nazi eagle insignia acquired by a US soldier

1938 May Day pin acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.50

Date
1938 May 01
1945
1938 May Day pin acquired by a US soldier

WWI Touring Club of France fundraising medal

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.51 a-b

Date
1914-1915
1945
WWI Touring Club of France fundraising medal

Schirmmutze cockade, Luftwaffe

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.52

Date
1945
Schirmmutze cockade, Luftwaffe

German Wehrmacht belt buckle

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.53

Date
1945
German Wehrmacht belt buckle

German belt buckle

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.54

Date
1945
German belt buckle

German belt buckle

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.55

Date
1945
German belt buckle

German Wehrmacht belt buckle

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.56

Date
1945
German Wehrmacht belt buckle

German Wehrmacht belt buckle

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.57

Date
1945
German Wehrmacht belt buckle

German mess kit folding fork and spoon

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.58

Date
1945
German mess kit folding fork and spoon

German mess kit folding fork and spoon

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.59

Date
1945
German mess kit folding fork and spoon

Dark gray shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.60

Date
1945
Dark gray shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Olive shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.61

Date
1945
Olive shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Dark gray shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.62

Date
1945
Dark gray shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Wehrmacht medic shoulder board with navy piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.63

Date
1945
Wehrmacht medic shoulder board with navy piping acquired by US soldier

Olive shoulder board with gold crossed swords acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.64

Date
1945
Olive shoulder board with gold crossed swords acquired by US soldier

Glass piece depicting the Holsten gate in Lubeck

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.65

Date
1945
Glass piece depicting the Holsten gate in Lubeck

Kriegsmarine uniform button

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.66

Date
1945
Kriegsmarine uniform button

Kriegsmarine uniform button

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.67

Date
1945
Kriegsmarine uniform button

Uniform button

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.68

Date
1945
Uniform button

American uniform button

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.69

Date
1945
American uniform button

Kadlec liquid filled AK39 German wrist compass found by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.70

Geography
found : Germany
manufacture : Prague (Czech Republic)
Date
1939
Kadlec liquid filled AK39 German wrist compass found by a US soldier

German signal whistle

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.71

Date
1945
German signal whistle

German signal whistle

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.72 a-b

Date
1945
German signal whistle

US Army signal whistle

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.73

Date
1945
US Army signal whistle

Luftwaffe eagle emblem

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.74

Luftwaffe eagle emblem

Packaging from Pilsner Urquelle beer bottle opener, Pilsen, Czechoslovakia

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.75

Date
1945
Packaging from Pilsner Urquelle beer bottle opener, Pilsen, Czechoslovakia

157323

Publication | Accession Number: 2014.480.76 a-b

Date
1945
157323

Psychological warfare leaflet in German

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.77 a-b

Date
1945
Psychological warfare leaflet in German

Psychological warfare leaflet in German

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.78

Date
1945
Psychological warfare leaflet in German

Postcard of Plzen

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.79

Date
1945
Postcard of Plzen

Postcard of Plzen

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.80

Date
1945
Postcard of Plzen

Postcard of Tremosna u Plzne (Plzen)

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.81

Date
1945
Postcard of Tremosna u Plzne (Plzen)

Postcard of Plzen

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.82

Date
1945
Postcard of Plzen

Postcard with multiple images of Plzen

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.83

Date
1945
Postcard with multiple images of Plzen

Postcard of the State Theater of Plzen

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.84

Date
1945
Postcard of the State Theater of Plzen

Postcard of the Pilsner Brewery in Plzen

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.85

Date
1945
Postcard of the Pilsner Brewery in Plzen

Postcard of the Pilsner Brewery in Plzen

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.86

Date
1945
Postcard of the Pilsner Brewery in Plzen

Fifty Kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.87

Fifty Kronen scrip

1000 Kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.88

Date
1902-1902
1000 Kronen scrip

Twenty Kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.89

Twenty Kronen scrip

Twenty Kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.90

Twenty Kronen scrip

Twenty Kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.91

Date
1944-1944
Twenty Kronen scrip

French five francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.92

Date
1944-1944
French five francs scrip

Belgian ten francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.93

Belgian ten francs scrip

Belgian ten francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.94

Belgian ten francs scrip

Belgian ten francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.95

Belgian ten francs scrip

German one mark scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.96

Date
1944-1944
German one mark scrip

Belgian five francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.97

Belgian five francs scrip

Ukrainian Five Karbowanez scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.98

Date
1942-1942
Ukrainian Five Karbowanez scrip

German One Rentenmark scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.99

Date
1937-1937
German One Rentenmark scrip

German One Rentenmark scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.100

German One Rentenmark scrip

German One Rentenmark scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.101

German One Rentenmark scrip

French two Francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.102

Date
1944-1944
French two Francs scrip

French two Francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.103

Date
1944-1944
French two Francs scrip

French two Francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.104

Date
1944-1944
French two Francs scrip

French two Francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.105

Date
1944-1944
French two Francs scrip

French two Francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.106

Date
1944-1944
French two Francs scrip

French five francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.107

Date
1944-1944
French five francs scrip

French five francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.108

Date
1944-1944
French five francs scrip

French five francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.109

Date
1944-1944
French five francs scrip

French five francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.110

Date
1944-1944
French five francs scrip

German one mark scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.111

Date
1944-1944
German one mark scrip

German one mark scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.112

Date
1944-1944
German one mark scrip

German one mark scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.113

Date
1944-1944
German one mark scrip

German one mark scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.114

Date
1944-1944
German one mark scrip

German one mark scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.115

Date
1944-1944
German one mark scrip

German one mark scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.116

Date
1944-1944
German one mark scrip

German one mark scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.117

Date
1944-1944
German one mark scrip

ten kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.118

Date
1942-1942
ten kronen scrip

ten kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.119

Date
1942-1942
ten kronen scrip

Belgian five francs scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.120

Date
1938-1938
Belgian five francs scrip

ten kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.121

Date
1942-1942
ten kronen scrip

ten kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.122

Date
1942-1942
ten kronen scrip

ten kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.123

Date
1942-1942
ten kronen scrip

German ten Reichsmark Reischsbanknote

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.124

Date
1924-1924
German ten Reichsmark Reischsbanknote

German five Reichsmark Reichsbanknote

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.125

Date
1939-1939
German five Reichsmark Reichsbanknote

ten kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.126

Date
1942-1942
ten kronen scrip

Czech twenty kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.127

Czech twenty kronen scrip

ten kronen scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.128

Date
1942-1942
ten kronen scrip

German 50000 mark scrip

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.129

Date
1923-1923
German 50000 mark scrip

Map, "Germany the Beautiful Travel Country"

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.130

Date
approximately 1937-1937
Map, "Germany the Beautiful Travel Country"

Map of Leipzig and surrounding area

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.131

Date
1941-1941
Map of Leipzig and surrounding area

Map of Western Germany, in French.

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.132

Date
1944-1944
Map of Western Germany, in French.

Deustches Reich postage stamps

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.133


Deutsche Feldpost stamps

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.134

Date
1945

Deutsches Reich postage stamps

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.135

Date
1945
Deutsches Reich postage stamps

Deutsches Reich postage stamps

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.136

Date
1945
Deutsches Reich postage stamps

Deutsches Reich postage stamp

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.137

Date
1945
Deutsches Reich postage stamp

Deutsches Reich postage stamp

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.138

Date
1945
Deutsches Reich postage stamp

Deutsches Reich postage stamp

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.139

Date
1945
Deutsches Reich postage stamp

Deutsches Reich postage stamp

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.140

Date
1945
Deutsches Reich postage stamp

United States four cent postage stamp

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.141

Date
1945
United States four cent postage stamp
 
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