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Walter H. Rothschild collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of German postage stamps and two revolvers relating to the experiences of Walter Rothschild as a soldier in the United States Army in Germany during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1996 by Erna Rothschild.
Date
approximately 1945
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Sheet of postage stamps issued in Nazi Germany acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1996.4.5.1

Geography
issue : Germany
Date
approximately 1945

Sheet of postage stamps issued in Nazi Germany acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1996.4.5.8

Geography
issue : Germany
Date
approximately 1945

Three used postage stamps issued in Nazi Germany acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1996.4.5.9

Geography
issue : Germany
Date
approximately 1945

Three sheets of postage stamps issued in Nazi Germany acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1996.4.5.2-.4

Geography
issue : Germany
Date
approximately 1945

Three sheets of postage stamps issued in Nazi Germany acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1996.4.5.5-.7

Geography
issue : Germany
Date
approximately 1945



Smith and Wesson .32 revolver acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1996.4.8

Geography
received : Germany
Date
approximately 1945
Smith and Wesson .32 revolver acquired by a US soldier

Mauser 1896 revolver, firing pin, and holster taken by a US soldier from a German prisoner of war

Object | Accession Number: 1996.4.9 a-c

Geography
received : Germany
Date
approximately 1945
Mauser 1896 revolver, firing pin, and holster taken by a US soldier from a German prisoner of war
 
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