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Large red Nazi banner with a black swastika found by an American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2013.448.2

Very large red Nazi banner with swastika found by 20 year old Sergeant Anthony A. Carullo while he was a soldier in the 2nd Infantry Division, United States Army. Anthony entered combat in Normandy in July 1944. He fought in France, Luxembourg, Germany, and Czechoslovakia. He received a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star Medal for his exemplary conduct in combat. The war ended when Germany surrendered on May 7, 1945. Anthony returned to the US in July 1945.

Date
approximately 1945 May  (received)
Classification
Identifying Artifacts
Category
Flags
Object Type
Banners (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joan Carullo, in memory of her father Anthony A. Carullo
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Record last modified: 2018-02-26 14:55:29
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