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Green patch with a paintbrush and palette acquired by a Jewish emigre serving in the US Army

Object | Accession Number: 2016.322.3

Badge with a painter's palette and brush owned 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 traveling via Spain and Portugal, left for New York in May 1941.

Military Insignia
Object Type
Badges (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the family of Joseph Strip
Record last modified: 2022-04-28 15:33:56
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