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Schirmmutze cockade, Luftwaffe

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.52

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    Schirmmutze cockade, Luftwaffe

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Luftwaffe cockade, a hat ornament signifying rank or affiliation, acquired by PFC David F. Busch, while serving as a soldier in the United States Army in Europe.
    Date
    found:  1945
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Tara Barenok

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Military Insignia
    Category
    Badges
    Object Type
    Cockades (aat)
    Physical Description
    Metal cockade with a stylized wreath with a red center surrounded by stylized coils and leafy branches. The wreath is flanked on both sides by wings.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 5.625 inches (14.288 cm) | Width: 1.500 inches (3.81 cm) | Depth: 0.250 inches (0.635 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The cockade was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Tara Barenok, the great-niece of David F. Busch.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-31 10:46:41
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