Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Mauser type rifle found in ruins of Warsaw Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1992.134.1 a-b

Found in ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto in the early 1960s. Only metal parts survived; all wooden parts are missing. Rifle was found during the earth excavating works and transferred to the Polish Army Museum by the Warsaw Group in charge of clearing of mines.

Date
approximately 1929  (manufacture)
Geography
found : Warsaw (Poland)
Classification
Weapons
Category
Firearms
Object Type
Mauser rifle (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Muzeum Wojska Polskiego
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:05:10
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn5887