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German flag signed by 75th Infantry Division members

Object | Accession Number: 2016.403.2

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.

Date
approximately 1944 December-1944  (found)
Geography
found : Battle of the Bulge;
Classification
Identifying Artifacts
Category
Flags
Object Type
Flags (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jason P. Halpern and Barbara H. Katz, in memory of their father Myron "Moe" Halpern
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Record last modified: 2017-05-17 13:55:02
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