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Walter E. Hunkler collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of two cameras, camera accessories, a cloth pouch, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Walter E. Hunkler, medical technician, 160th Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division, United States Army in combat in Europe during World War II, including the liberation of Dachau concentration camp in Germany.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000 by Roberta E. Hunkler, on behalf of the Estate of her husband, Walter E. Hunkler.
Date
1942-1945 August
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Walter Hunkler papers

Document | Accession Number: 2000.526.1


Six-20 Kodak camera and accessories used by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2000.526.2 a-g

Geography
manufacture: Rochester (N.Y.)
use: Germany
Date
use:  approximately 1943-1945
manufacture:  1932-1937
Six-20 Kodak camera and accessories used by US soldier

Goerz Tenax pocket camera and accessories used by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2000.526.3 a-g

Geography
manufacture: Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1943
manufacture:  1912-1925
Goerz Tenax pocket camera and accessories used by US soldier

Wehrmacht waterproof gas cape pouch found by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2000.526.4

Geography
manufacture: Germany
Date
found:  after 1943 June-1945
manufacture:  1942
Wehrmacht waterproof gas cape pouch found by US soldier

Mimosa 6.5 x 9 cm sheet film box used by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2000.526.5

Geography
manufacture: Dresden (Germany)
Date
use:  1945
Mimosa 6.5 x 9 cm sheet film box used by US soldier

Photographic light exposure calculator used by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2000.526.6

Geography
distribution: Darmstadt (Germany)
publication: Racibórz (Poland)
Date
use:  1945
publication/distribution:  approximately 1934
Photographic light exposure calculator used by US soldier
 
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