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Red metal badge with the letter P and the prisoner number of a Polish inmate of Dachau

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.9

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    Brief Narrative
    Metal badge stamped with the number 46998 worn by 23 year old Karol Malkiewicz, a Polish Roman Catholic prisoner in Dachau concentration camp. Karl was arrested on March 2, 1943, in Munich, Germany, and deported to Dachau on April 9, 1943. He was liberated by the United States Army on April 29, 1945.
    use:  1943 April 09-1945 April 29
    issue: Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
    Credit Line
    Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Subject: Karol Malkiewicz
    Karol Malkiewicz was born in Zwolen, Poland on January 1, 1920, Franz and Teofila Pomaranska. The family was Roman Catholic and Karol worked as a baker. He was arrested on March 2, 1943 in Munich and was deported to Dachau concentration camp on April 9, 1943. He was liberated by the United States Army on April 29, 1945. He repatriated to Poland after the war.

    Physical Details

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    Object Type
    Name tags (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Red enameled metal badge constructed from a rectangular top bar with an attached upside down triangle. The bar is stamped with a number and the triangle has a letter P that has been scratched out.
    overall: Height: 1.875 inches (4.763 cm) | Width: 1.375 inches (3.493 cm)
    overall : metal, enamel paint
    front top, stamped : 46988
    front center, scratched : P

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    Administrative Notes

    The Dachau prisoner badge was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005.
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    2024-02-21 07:11:17
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