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Sterling US 46th Medical Battalion pin that belonged to a US medic

Object | Accession Number: 2005.416.12

46th Medical Battalion (Armored) Distinctive Unit sterling device that belonged to Irving H. Rosenberg who served as a medic in the United States Army during World War II. It depicts the crest in the red and white unit colors, with a cross symbolizing its healing nature, a pine tree for its origins at Pine Camp, NY, and the motto: That You May Serve Again. The 46th Medical Battalion (Armored) was attached to the 4th Armored Division throughout the campaigns in Normandy, France, Rhineland, and Ardennes-Alsace, including the April 4, 1945, liberation of Ohrdruf, a subcamp of Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany.

Date
after 1942 February 12-1946  (received)
Geography
manufacture : New York (N.Y.)
Language
Latin
English
Classification
Military Insignia
Category
Badges
Object Type
Lapel pins (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Lynn Brunskill
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:34
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