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Citation and Medal

Object | Accession Number: 1999.149.1 a-c

Citation:"a", Medal:"b", Frame:"c". Citation and medal awarded by Adolf Hitler to Mr. Walter Brown for his monetary contribution to assist in funding American athletes competing in 1936 Berlin Olympics, and for Mr. Brown's participation as a member of the American Olympic Delegation: dated January 10, 1937; in German. Medal is gold-colored metal cross with white enamel details showing the 5 Olympic rings with Nazi eagle and swastika hanging on a red, white and black ribbon. The citation is printed in red and black ink with an embossed Nazi seal. There is a descriptive plaque on the frame

Date
1937 January 10  (received)
Language
German
Classification
Awards
Category
Medals
Object Type
Medals, German (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Paula Rechnitz
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:26
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