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Schirmmutze cockade, Luftwaffe acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.40

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    Schirmmutze cockade, Luftwaffe acquired by a US soldier

    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
    Silver colored wreath pattern with silver colored metal beads in areas. Some corrosion of metal, fraying threads. Part of backing torn and missing. Some dust/dirt.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 2.500 inches (6.35 cm) | Width: 1.750 inches (4.445 cm) | Depth: 0.500 inches (1.27 cm)
    Materials
    overall : cloth, 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 was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Tara Barenok, the great-niece of David F. Busch.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 17:54:13
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