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White buckled armband with a red cross retrieved by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1995.105.5

White armband with a red cross and a buckle used by the Red Cross at Dachau concentration camp after its liberation by US forces on April 29, 1945. It was preserved by Edward Kaluski, a soldier in the United States Army who visited the camp after its liberation.

Date
approximately 1945 May  (received)
Geography
received : Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
Language
French
Classification
Identifying Artifacts
Category
Armbands
Object Type
Armbands (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Edward Kaluski
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:26:59
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