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Green patch with a red tent acquired by a Jewish emigre in US Army

Object | Accession Number: 2016.322.4

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    Green patch with a red tent acquired by a Jewish emigre in US Army

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    Brief Narrative
    Badge with an embroidered red tent 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 traveling via Spain and Portugal, left for New York in May 1941.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the family of Joseph Strip

    Physical Details

    Military Insignia
    Object Type
    Badges (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Olive green patch with a tent embroidered in red thread
    overall: | Diameter: 1.500 inches (3.81 cm)
    overall : cloth, thread

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    Administrative Notes

    The badge was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by the family of Joseph Strip.
    Record last modified:
    2023-05-24 15:23:32
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