Two dogs tags and chain worn by an Austrian American soldier
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Also in Julius Wald and Ernst Breuer families collection
The collection consists of an identification tag, an autograph album, correspondence, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Julius Wald and Ernest Breuer and their families, originally from Vienna, Austria, during the Holocaust when Julius was sent to Great Britain on a Kinderstransport and Ernst emigrated to the United States, and then later returned to Europe as a soldier with the the US Army.
The collection documents the Holocaust-era experiences of the Wald family from Vienna, Austria. Julius Wald, son of Markus and Helene Wald, was one of the "50 children" in Vienna rescued by Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus in spring 1939. Included are identification documents of Julius and his sister Leonore, photographs of Julius with the other 50 children arriving in New York, and family correspondence. Also included are identification papers and United States Army documents of Ernst Breuer, Leonore Wald’s husband, and photographs from the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp.