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An announcement ordering Jews in the Krakow region to wear an armband with the Star of David. "Any Jew above the age of 12 has to wear an armband. A Jew is:

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    An announcement ordering Jews in the Krakow region to wear an armband with the Star of David. "Any Jew above the age of 12 has to wear an armband. A Jew is:
    An announcement ordering Jews in the Krakow region to wear an armband with the Star of David. "Any Jew above the age of 12 has to wear an armband.  A Jew is: 
1.  anyone who is or was of the Mosaic faith.
2.  anyone whose mother or father is or was of the Mosaic faith.
Everyone is required to wear an identifying mark in the form of an armband with a blue Zionist star.  The enforcing agency will be the Jewish Council."
Signed:  Wachter, Governor

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    An announcement ordering Jews in the Krakow region to wear an armband with the Star of David. "Any Jew above the age of 12 has to wear an armband. A Jew is:
    1. anyone who is or was of the Mosaic faith.
    2. anyone whose mother or father is or was of the Mosaic faith.
    Everyone is required to wear an identifying mark in the form of an armband with a blue Zionist star. The enforcing agency will be the Jewish Council."
    Signed: Wachter, Governor
    Date
    1939 November 18
    Locale
    Krakow, [Krakow] Poland
    Variant Locale
    Krakau
    Cracow
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Instytut Pamieci Narodowej

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    Instytut Pamieci Narodowej
    Copyright: Agency Agreement
    Source Record ID: 59745

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    2009-01-26 00:00:00
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