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Robert Feinsod photographs

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    Robert Feinsod photographs

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    The collection includes a photograph and copyprint of Robert Feinsod and Marc Shapiro, a Soviet soldier, in military uniforms.
    inclusive:  circa 1945
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Robert, Kalma, Fred and Arthur Feinsod.
    Collection Creator
    Robert Feinsod
    Robert “Bob” Feinsod (1920-2018) was born in New York on June 15, 1920 to Joseph Feinsod (1893-1967) and Beatrice Feinsod (née, Kaplan, 1898-1976) and had one brother, Herbert (1922-2007). Robert served in the United States Army in the 17th and 82nd Airborne Divisions during World War II, rising to the ranks of Captain. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge, was among the first Americans to enter Berlin, and participated in the liberation of the Wöbbelin concentration camp. He was later honored with the Certificate of Conspicuous Service. Robert married Kalma Jewel Shapiro in 1946 and had two sons: Fred and Arthur.

    Physical Details

    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Administrative Notes

    The Feinsod family donated the Robert Feinsod photographs to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2019. The collections numbered 2019.116.1 and 2019.117.1 have been incorporated into this collection.
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