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National Archives and Records Administration collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of unused prisoner identification badges from Langenstein-Zwieberge concentration camp in Germany which were found by Lieutenant Colonel Charles F. Ottoman, United States Army, after the liberation of the camp by American forces, who captured all camp records intact, and which were presented in evidence at the Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings, War Crimes Trials, in Dachau, Germany, after the war.
Provenance
The collection was transferred to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1991 by the National Archives and Records Administration.
Date
1945 April 22
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Unused white concentration camp prisoner patch found by US forces

Object | Accession Number: 1991.198.1

Geography
found : Langenstein-Zwieberge (Concentration camp); Langenstein (Halberstadt, Germany)
use : Case 117, War Crimes Trials, Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April 22
1947 April-1947 August
Unused white concentration camp prisoner patch found by US forces

Unused white concentration camp prisoner patch found by US forces

Object | Accession Number: 1991.198.2

Geography
found : Langenstein-Zwieberge (Concentration camp); Langenstein (Halberstadt, Germany)
use : Case 117, War Crimes Trials, Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April 22
1947 April-1947 August
Unused white concentration camp prisoner patch found by US forces

Unused yellow stripe concentration camp prisoner patch found by US forces

Object | Accession Number: 1991.198.3

Geography
found : Langenstein-Zwieberge (Concentration camp); Langenstein (Halberstadt, Germany)
use : Case 117, War Crimes Trials, Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April 22
1947 April-1947 August
Unused yellow stripe concentration camp prisoner patch found by US forces

Unused yellow stripe concentration camp prisoner patch found by US forces

Object | Accession Number: 1991.198.4

Geography
found : Langenstein-Zwieberge (Concentration camp); Langenstein (Halberstadt, Germany)
use : Case 117, War Crimes Trials, Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April 22
1947 April-1947 August
Unused yellow stripe concentration camp prisoner patch found by US forces

Unused green triangle concentration camp prisoner patch with a black letter S found by US forces

Object | Accession Number: 1991.198.5

Geography
found : Langenstein-Zwieberge (Concentration camp); Langenstein (Halberstadt, Germany)
use : Case 117, War Crimes Trials, Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April 22
1947 April-1947 August
Unused green triangle concentration camp prisoner patch with a black letter S found by US forces

Unused green triangle concentration camp prisoner patch with a black letter S found by US forces

Object | Accession Number: 1991.198.6

Geography
found : Langenstein-Zwieberge (Concentration camp); Langenstein (Halberstadt, Germany)
use : Case 117, War Crimes Trials, Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April 22
1947 April-1947 August

Unused pink triangle concentration camp prisoner patch with a black letter T found by US forces

Object | Accession Number: 1991.198.7

Geography
found : Langenstein-Zwieberge (Concentration camp); Langenstein (Halberstadt, Germany)
use : Case 117, War Crimes Trials, Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April 22
1947 April-1947 August
Unused pink triangle concentration camp prisoner patch with a black letter T found by US forces

Unused pink triangle concentration camp prisoner patch with a black letter B found by US forces

Object | Accession Number: 1991.198.8

Geography
found : Langenstein-Zwieberge (Concentration camp); Langenstein (Halberstadt, Germany)
use : Case 117, War Crimes Trials, Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April 22
1947 April-1947 August

Unused red triangle concentration camp prisoner patch with a black letter I found by US forces

Object | Accession Number: 1991.198.9

Geography
found : Langenstein-Zwieberge (Concentration camp); Langenstein (Halberstadt, Germany)
use : Case 117, War Crimes Trials, Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April 22
1947 April-1947 August
Unused red triangle concentration camp prisoner patch with a black letter I found by US forces

Unused red triangle concentration camp prisoner patch with a black letter I found by US forces

Object | Accession Number: 1991.198.10

Geography
found : Langenstein-Zwieberge (Concentration camp); Langenstein (Halberstadt, Germany)
use : Case 117, War Crimes Trials, Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April 22
1947 April-1947 August
Unused red triangle concentration camp prisoner patch with a black letter I found by US forces

Unused red triangle concentration camp prisoner patch with a black letter I found by US forces

Object | Accession Number: 1991.198.11

Geography
found : Langenstein-Zwieberge (Concentration camp); Langenstein (Halberstadt, Germany)
use : Case 117, War Crimes Trials, Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April 22
1947 April-1947 August
Unused red triangle concentration camp prisoner patch with a black letter I found by US forces

Unused black triangle concentration camp patch with a white letter T found by US forces

Object | Accession Number: 1991.198.12

Geography
found : Langenstein-Zwieberge (Concentration camp); Langenstein (Halberstadt, Germany)
use : Case 117, War Crimes Trials, Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings; Dachau (Germany)
Date
1945 April 22
1947 April-1947 August
 
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