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Ardie Wickers collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a Nazi banner and flag pole finial relating to the experiences of Ardie Wickers, a US soldier, during the liberation of Ohrdruf concentration camp in Germany on April 4, 1945.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2015 by Chris Wickers, the son of Ardie Wickers.
Date
1945 April 04
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Nazi Germany Kriegsamarine banner acquired by an American soldier at Ohrdruf

Object | Accession Number: 2015.210.1

Geography
found : Ohrdruf (Concentration camp); Ohrdruf (Germany)
Date
1945 April 04
Nazi Germany Kriegsamarine banner acquired by an American soldier at Ohrdruf

Flag pole finial with a swastika acquired by an American soldier at Ohrdruf

Object | Accession Number: 2015.210.2

Geography
found : Ohrdruf (Concentration camp); Ohrdruf (Germany)
Date
1945 April 04
Flag pole finial with a swastika acquired by an American soldier at Ohrdruf
 
Record last modified: 2015-11-10 13:45:53
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