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John Hein collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a Star of David badge, a three page letter, and two photographs relating to the experiences of John Hein, originally from Germany, as a soldier in the United States Army during the liberation of Zwodau labor camp in Czechoslovakia during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1988 by John Hein.
Date
1945 May
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John Hein papers

Document | Accession Number: 1988.140

Date
1945

Star of David badge with Jude given to a US liberator by an inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1988.140.4

Geography
received : Zwodau (Concentration camp); Svatava (Karlovarskyy kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
1945 May 07-1945 May 09
Star of David badge with Jude given to a US liberator by an inmate
 
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