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British military armband acquired by a Jewish emigre serving in the US Army

Object | Accession Number: 2016.322.2

Military uniform armband issued by the Army Council owned by Joseph Strip (originally Striponsky) who was sent to Germany by the United States Army in 1944. Joseph and his parents Menachem Nathan and Regina Stripounsky, and brother Astriel fled Antwerp, Belgium, in May 1940 for France. A year later, they received American visas, and travelling via Spain and Portugal, left for New York in May 1941.

Language
English
Classification
Military Insignia
Category
Armbands
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the family of Joseph Strip
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Record last modified: 2018-07-12 14:47:07
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