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Prisoner ID badge number 95769 worn by a German Jewish man

Object | Accession Number: 1995.78.6

Prisoner identification patch worn by Alfred Fabian in Niederorschel and Buchenwald concentration camps from November 19, 1944, to April 11, 1945, printed with his prisoner number, 95769. On May 17, 1943, Alfred, wife Ruth, 5 year old daughter Ingrid, and Alfred’s mother Erna were deported to Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp in Czechoslovakia. On October 12, 1944, the family was sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau killing center, where Ruth, Ingrid, and Erna were gassed on arrival. On November 19, 1944, Alfred was sent to Niederorschel slave labor camp, a Buchenwald subcamp in Germany. Niederorschel was evacuated on April 1, 1945. Alfred was sent to Buchenwald where he was liberated April 11 by the 761st Tank Battalion, US Army.

use:  1944 November 19-1945 April 11
use: Niederorschel (Concentration camp); Niederorschel (Germany)
use: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Identifying Artifacts
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Alfred Fabian
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:22:48
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