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Family portrait taken at the wedding of an SS man.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 43000

Family portrait taken at the wedding of an SS man.

The woman on the left is wearing a Cross of Honor of the German Mother, an award given to women who contributed to the pure Aryan race by reproducing. Three levels of medals were awarded: a bronze was given for four children, silver for six, and gold for eight.

Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Dan Lenchner
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Record last modified: 2008-02-20 00:00:00
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