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Golden book and other Forty-Second US Rainbow Division memorabilia from the Rainbow Division archives

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1988.101 | RG Number: RG-09.003.01

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    Contains information about the involvement of the 42nd US Infantry ("Rainbow") Division in the liberation of Dachau and the memorialization of Belgian political prisoners who died there. Included are excerpt pages from the "Golden Book" containing the signatures of several Dachau survivors.

    Physical Details

    English French
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    Arrangement is thematic

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    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Belgium. United States
    Personal Name
    Blanton, Robert.

    Administrative Notes

    A copy of the "Golden book" was presented to veterans of the Forty-Second U.S. Infantry ("Rainbow") Division by Colonel Xardez, a representative of the Belgian king, in Brussels, Belgium, in 1958. Copies of this book along with other Rainbow Division memorabilia were donated to USHMMA by the Rainbow Division Veterans Association Archives in 1988.
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