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Bernard B. Cohen collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of German military uniform clothing and accessories: dress jacket, four hats, helmet, two canteens, belt, and nine shoulder boards relating to the experiences of Bernard B. Cohen, as a soldier in the United States Third Army, European Theater of Operations, during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1985 by Estelle Cohen, the wife of Bernard B. Cohen.
Date
1945
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German military red painted canteen in pouch with strap acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.1

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  1945
manufacture:  1943
German military red painted canteen in pouch with strap acquired by US soldier

German military canteen with leather strap acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.2

Geography
found: Germany
manufacture: Olpe (Germany)
Date
found:  1945
manufacture:  1943-1944
German military canteen with leather strap acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe M1942 helmet taken from a German soldier by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.3

Geography
found: Germany
manufacture: Germany
Date
found:  1945
manufacture:  1942 August 01-before 1944
Luftwaffe M1942 helmet taken from a German soldier by US soldier

Wehrmacht M1936 belt and embossed buckle acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.4 a-b

Geography
found: Germany
manufacture: Ludenscheid (Germany)
Date
found:  approximately 1945
manufacture:  1941
Wehrmacht M1936 belt and embossed buckle acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe flak artillery shoulder strap with red piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.5

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  approximately 1945
Luftwaffe flak artillery shoulder strap with red piping acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe flak artillery shouder strap with red piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.6

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  approximately 1945
Luftwaffe flak artillery shouder strap with red piping acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe flak artillery shoulder strap with red piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.7

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  approximately 1945
Luftwaffe flak artillery shoulder strap with red piping acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe flak artillery shoulder strap with red piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.8

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  approximately 1945
Luftwaffe flak artillery shoulder strap with red piping acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe KRS shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.9

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  approximately 1945
issue:  after 1936 May 25-before 1945
Luftwaffe KRS shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe KRS shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.10

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  approximately 1945
issue:  after 1936 May 25-before 1945
Luftwaffe KRS shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe KRS shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.11

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  approximately 1945
issue:  after 1936 May 25-before 1945
Luftwaffe KRS shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe KRS shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.12

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  approximately 1945
issue:  after 1936 May 25-before 1945
Luftwaffe KRS shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe KRS shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.13

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  approximately 1945
issue:  after 1936 May 25-before 1945
Luftwaffe KRS shoulder board with gold piping acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe ground crew overseas cap with eagle acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.14

Geography
found: Germany
manufacture: Berlin (Germany)
Date
found:  approximately 1945
manufacture:  1938
Luftwaffe ground crew overseas cap with eagle acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe ground crew overseas cap with eagle acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.15

Geography
found: Germany
manufacture: Berlin (Germany)
Date
found:  approximately 1945
manufacture:  1938
Luftwaffe ground crew overseas cap with eagle acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe M1935 Schirmmutze with visor acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.16

Geography
acquired: Germany
manufacture: Berlin (Germany)
Date
manufacture:  1938
found:  approximately 1945
Luftwaffe M1935 Schirmmutze with visor acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe M1935 Schirmmutze without visor acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.17

Geography
acquired: Germany
manufacture: Berlin (Germany)
Date
manufacture:  1939
found:  approximately 1945
Luftwaffe M1935 Schirmmutze without visor acquired by US soldier

Luftwaffe Waffenrock dress uniform jacket acquired by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1985.1.18

Geography
acquired: Germany
manufacture: Germany
Date
manufacture:  1939
found:  approximately 1945
Luftwaffe Waffenrock dress uniform jacket acquired by US soldier
 
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