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Fritz Wetzel collection

Document | Accession Number: 2004.617

Consists of items collected and saved by PFC Fritz Wetzel, a member of the 483rd Medical Collection Company, during World War II. Included are a set of German cigarette cards featuring Hitler and German propaganda, photographs taken after the liberation of Paris, and US Army magazines. Notable are a pocket guide to Germany distributed to US troops and a pass, permission slip, and customs form allowing PFC Wetzel to possess and retain captured German military equipment. Also includes nine photographs taken the liberation of an unknown camp, perhaps Gardelegen, and a July 1945 copy of the Belgian (Flemish) magazine "ABC".

Date
1942-1946
Language
English
German
Extent
1 box
2 oversize folders
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Record last modified: 2016-10-31 13:52:12
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