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Nazi belt buckle given to US internee camp commander by German prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2017.179.2

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    Nazi belt buckle given to US internee camp commander by German prisoner

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Belt buckle with a Nazi eagle and swastika given to Richard Stein, an American soldier in command of Internee Camp 77 in Ludwigsburg, Germany, 1945-1946.
    Geography
    received: Ludwigsburg (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Erich Stein

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Dress Accessories
    Category
    Belts (Clothing)
    Object Type
    Buckles (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Silver colored rectangular belt buckle engraved with an eagle and swastika.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 2.000 inches (5.08 cm) | Width: 2.500 inches (6.35 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The belt buckle was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Erich Stein, the son of Richard Stein.
    Record last modified:
    2024-01-17 15:28:57
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