Julius Sussman papers
Collection of documents, correspondence and photographs related to Julius Sussman (donor's late brother in law) who was born in Eiself, Germany on September 20, 1910. The family resided in Frankfurt am Main. In 1933 Julius immigrated to Palestine; he was able to bring his parents to Palestine in 1936. On July 8, 1940, Julius enlisted in the British Army, Royal Military Pioneer Corps, 605th Palestinian regiment, Pvt #11621. He fought in the African campaign from November 1940 - March 1941. From March 1941, a small British force helped the Greek Army to defend it from the German invasion on April 6th. On April 29th, Julius became POW #6668 in Stalag VIIIb and a series of other POW camps. He was liberated on April 9, 1945.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marilyn Harlem
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Also in This Collection
Cloth belt with four medals with ribbons attached. The cap is part of a collection related to Julius Sussman's military service,
Jewish War Veterans of the United States fabric cap with four medals with ribbons attached. The cap has the following embroidered on one side: "WM Kretchman Post 730, Ft. Laud, Fla./J.W.V." The cap is part of a collection related to Julius's Sussman's military service,
American flag. The flag is part of a collection related to Julius's Sussman's military service,
Patch with a Star of David and the word "Palestine" embroidered on one side, along with a Hebrew word on the top. The patch is white with the lettering, star, and two stripes in blue thread. The patch is part of a collection related to Julius Sussman's military service.
Circular patch with a Star of David, a stone structure, the date 1934 and Hebrew words. The patch is part of a collection related to Julius Sussman's military service.
Commemorative poppy flower with label identifying it as having been made by disabled veterans (label reads, "Made by Disabled Veterans for Veterans Assistance Programs of Veterans of Foreign Wars on one side, "Buddy" Poppy Trade Mark Reg. U.S. Pat. Office "Wear it Proudly" on the other). The flower has a wire stem for attaching to clothing. The flower is part of a collection related to Julius Sussman's military service.