Spoon given to a Polish Catholic forced laborer by the liberating US troops
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Also in Stanislaw Kozler family collection
The collection consists of a fork, spoon, and a commemorative photograph relating to the experiences of Stanislaw Kozler and his family, originally of Kryłów, Poland, after World War II when they were liberated by the United States military from a forced labor camp in Schwarzburg, Germany.
Fork given to Stanislaw Kozler by the American military after liberation.
Consists of an enlarged commemorative photograph of Schwarzburg, Germany, in the shape of a heart, as part of the materials from the post-war experiences of the Kozler family, originally of Kryłów, Poland. The Kozlers, a Catholic Polish family, were separated when Stanislaw was sent into Germany for forced labor. The rest of the family was later sent to a forced labor camp near Schwarzburg and reunited with Stanislaw right before being liberated by the American military. The family lived at a displaced persons camp near Coburg until 1949, when they immigrated to the United States.