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Robert Alden collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts relating to the experiences of Robert Alden as a soldier in the United States Army during World War II when he participated in the liberation of concentration camps in Germany.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1989 by Dion A. Holt.
Date
1945
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Nazi Flag acquired by a US soldier from German troops

Object | Accession Number: 1989.10.1

Geography
received : Germany
Date
approximately 1945 April-1945 May

Yellow handled dagger with an engraved Reichsadler with sheath acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1989.10.2

Geography
received : Germany
Date
approximately 1945 April-1945 May
Yellow handled dagger with an engraved Reichsadler with sheath acquired by a US soldier

Dagger with a serrated edge and sheath acquired by a US soldier from German troops

Object | Accession Number: 1989.10.3 a-d

Geography
received : Germany
Date
approximately 1945 April-1945 May
Dagger with a serrated edge and sheath acquired by a US soldier from German troops

Dagger with grooved handle and sheath acquired by a US soldier from German troops

Object | Accession Number: 1989.10.4 a-c

Geography
received : Germany
Date
approximately 1945 April-1945 May
Dagger with grooved handle and sheath acquired by a US soldier from German troops

Wooden handled dagger with an embossed SA emblem and sheath acquired by a US soldier from German troops

Object | Accession Number: 1989.10.5

Geography
received : Germany
Date
approximately 1945 April-1945 May
Wooden handled dagger with an embossed SA emblem and sheath acquired by a US soldier from German troops

Dagger embossed with a motto and Reichsadler with sheath acquired by a US soldier from German troops

Object | Accession Number: 1989.10.6

Geography
received : Germany
Date
approximately 1945 April-1945 May
Dagger embossed with a motto and Reichsadler with sheath acquired by a US soldier from German troops
 
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