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Nazi flag from taken from Dachau and signed by over 50 US soldiers

Object | Accession Number: 2006.449.1

Nazi flag with over fifty signatures of US soldiers taken from an office at the Dachau concentration camp in 1945 by Everett A. Fox, a soldier in the United States Army, 45th Infantry Division. Fox participated in the liberation of Dachau by the United States Army on April 29, 1945. The flag was signed by members of the 158th Field Artillery Battalion and the 45th Infantry Division of the United States Army soon after Fox acquired it. The flag was signed by more soldiers at a reunion of the 45th Infantry Division, circa 1990.

Date
after 1945 April 29  (found)
Geography
found : Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
Language
English
French
Classification
Identifying Artifacts
Category
Flags
Object Type
Flags (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Chris A. Thomas
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:07:35
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