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Box containing German chocolate for the Wehrmacht

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.29 a-d

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    Box containing German chocolate for the Wehrmacht
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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    The chocolate box was retreived by PFC David F. Busch, an American soldier who was stationed in Europe during WWII.
    Date
    manufacture:  1944-1944
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Tara Barenok

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Containers
    Category
    Metal containers
    Physical Description
    a: box containing chocolate
    b: lid
    c: detached portion of chocolate

    Round cardboard box with lid containing chocolate. One piece of chocolate has broken off, other sections are cracked and partially broken off. Cellophane covers some of chocolate. Box lid is stamped 8/44 and was packaged for the Wehrmacht. The chocolate is called "Scho-ka-kola."
    Dimensions
    a: Height: 0.875 inches (2.223 cm) | Diameter: 3.500 inches (8.89 cm)
    b: Height: 0.630 inches (1.6 cm) | Diameter: 3.500 inches (8.89 cm)
    Materials
    overall : cardboard, food
    : cellophane

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The box 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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