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Prisoner ID tag issued to a Hungarian Jewish POW in Stalag XVIII A

Object | Accession Number: 2004.616.2

Metal identification tag number 4519 issued to Arie Kadar, when he was a prisoner of war of the Germans from 1939-1945. He was incarcerated in 1941 in Stalag XVIII A near Wolfsberg, Austria. Arie had emigrated from Mindszent, Hungary, to Palestine, before 1939. He joined the PNR, a Palestinian Jewish battalion affiliated with the British Army, and captured by the Germans in 1939 in North Africa. Nearly his entire family in Hungary was murdered during the Holocaust. His young cousin, Eva Biro, survived in hiding in Budapest. After the war ended in May 1945, Arie returned to Palestine and was discharged from the Jewish Brigade in January 1946.

Date
approximately 1941  (issue)
Geography
issue : Stalag XVIII A; Wolfsberg (Austria : Politischer Bezirk)
Language
German
Classification
Military Insignia
Category
Badges
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eva Biro Slott
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:22:36
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