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WWI Hindenburg Cross Medal awarded to a German Jewish veteran

Object | Accession Number: 1989.113.40

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    WWI Hindenburg Cross Medal awarded to a German Jewish veteran

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    The Hindenburg Cross (a.ka., German Cross of Honor) was awarded to Walter Joseph, a German Jew, for his military service in World War I.
    Date
    commemoration:  1914-1918
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Bernard Feingold

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Military Insignia
    Category
    Medals
    Object Type
    Medals, German (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Bronze cross with red, white, and black striped ribbon attached; engraved with 2 crossed swords, a wreath, and the dates"1914" and"1918."
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 1.500 inches (3.81 cm) | Width: 1.500 inches (3.81 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal, cloth

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Joseph, Walter.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The medal was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1989 by Brig. General Bernard Feingold.
    Record last modified:
    2023-09-18 13:51:21
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