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Star of David badge with the letter J. acquired by a US pilot

Object | Accession Number: 2014.410.1

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    Star of David badge with the letter J. acquired by a US pilot

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Star of David badge acquired by Ben Grobman, a US Army glider pilot, in Belgium.
    Date
    use:  approximately 1942-1945
    received:  1945
    Geography
    use: Belgium
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sharon Lerman
    Markings
    front, center, black dye : J.

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Badges
    Physical Description
    Yellow cloth badge in the shape of a 6 pointed Star of David. The star outline is formed from 2 overlapping, dyed triangles and has J. printed in the center. Fanni Gelnard in inscribed in ink on the reverse.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 3.000 inches (7.62 cm) | Width: 3.500 inches (8.89 cm)
    Materials
    overall : cloth, dye, ink
    Inscription
    reverse, black ink : Fanni Gelbard

    Rights & Restrictions

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

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The Star of David badge was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Sharon Lerman, the daughter of Ben Grobman.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 17:54:17
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