German flag signed by 75th Infantry Division members
approximately 1944 December-1944
Battle of the Bulge;
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jason P. Halpern and Barbara H. Katz, in memory of their father Myron "Moe" Halpern
German flag with a swastika on a white circle captured by Myron Halpern with his fellow soldiers of the 75th Infantry Division, United States Army, during the Battle of the Bulge in 1944. The flag was signed by all platoon members. A 75th Division insignia patch was sewn in the center of the swastika by a captured German soldier held as a prisoner of war, who was a tailor.
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Also in Myron Halpern collection
The collection consists of a captured German flag, correspondence, documents, and photographs and negatives relating to the experiences of Myron Halpern, a soldier in the United States Army in Europe during World War II. The flag was signed by his fellow soldiers of the 75th Infantry Division who captured the flag in 1944 during the Battle of the Bulge.
Photographs, documents, correspondence concerning Myron Halpern's experiences in the 75th Infantry Division of the United States Army in Europe, on his way back to the US, and reuniting with his son Jason and his wife. Includes telegrams notifying Myron of his son's birth; a letter; Honorable Discharge papers; and negatives of some of the photographs.