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World War II German Wehrmacht uniform pants

Object | Accession Number: 1992.41.1.2

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    Brief Narrative
    Found by a U.S. GI, the donor, while billeted in a house in Bad Godesberg, Germany. Sent to parents in Decorah, Iowa. This uniform may have belonged to an Offizieranwärter (officer candidate) in the German Army of Oberfeldwebel rank (battalion sergeant-major or senior Non- Commissioned Officer). The carmine colored piping on the trousers was the color for the Veterinary Corps, other than veterinary generals, and for the general staff officers of the German High Command.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Otto Aders

    Physical Details

    Clothing and Dress
    Object Type
    Pants (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Green loden wool; carmine colored piping down the outer side of each pant leg.
    overall: Height: 16.930 inches (43.002 cm) | Width: 6.300 inches (16.002 cm) | Depth: 16.020 inches (40.691 cm)
    overall : wool

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Administrative Notes

    The pants were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1992 by Otto Aders.
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    2024-02-08 10:39:23
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