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Kurt Weiler collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of two Waffen SS fezzes and a Nazi banner relating to the experiences of Kurt Weiler, a refugee from Nazi Germany before World War II, who served in the US Army in Europe during the war.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1994 by Wallis Weiler Cady, Clifford Weiler, and Jeffry Weiler for the Estate of Kurt Weiler.
Date
1945
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Waffen SS red fez acquired by a US soldier in Germany

Object | Accession Number: 1994.101.1

Date
1945
Waffen SS red fez acquired by a US soldier in Germany

Waffen SS green fez found in Dachau by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1994.101.2

Geography
found : Dachau (Concentration camp) after liberation; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April
Waffen SS green fez found in Dachau by a US soldier

Nazi banner acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1994.101.3

Date
1945
Nazi banner acquired by a US soldier
 
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