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Hy Silverman collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a whistle and compass relating to the experiences of Hy Silverman as a soldier in the United States Army in Germany during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000 by Hy Silverman.
Date
approximately 1945 May
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Silver pea whistle taken from an SS officer by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2000.598.1

Geography
found : liberation of concentration camp;
Date
approximately 1945 May
Silver pea whistle taken from an SS officer by a US soldier

German marching compass in a case taken from an SS officer by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2000.598.2

Geography
manufacture : Furth (Bavaria, Germany)
found : liberation of concentration camp;
Date
approximately 1945 May
after 1930-before 1945
German marching compass in a case taken from an SS officer by a US soldier
 
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