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Der Führer macht Geschichte

Object | Accession Number: 2006.258.9

Miniature "button book" printed by the Nazi German government and given as a token gift to those who had donated to the Winter-hilfswerk des Deutschen Volkes. The booklet could be worn on coat buttons as a sign that the wearer had donated to the charity. The book belonged to Mark C. Levy. Lieutenant Levy was a tank commander in the 4th Armored Division, Third Army, under General George S. Patton. This unit liberated Ohrdruf concentration camp in Germany on April 4, 1945, the first camp liberated by US troops. The war ended in May 1945 and around this time Levy transferred to the Intelligence Corps.

Alternate Title
The leader makes history
publication/distribution:  1937
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Mark C. Levy
Record last modified: 2021-05-06 11:46:58
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