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Wehrmacht armband

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation1939-1945
GenreNazism & Propaganda;Currency, Medals & Militaria
Object ID1993.050.021
Previous NUmber93.08.0313
Place of CreationGermany
DescriptionYellow fabric armband with embroidered text in black thread 
Materials/Techniquesembroidered cloth
Measurements10.5 x 17.5 cm
InscriptionsDeutsche Wehrmacht
LanguageGerman
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society in 1993 by Maurice Smith. 

Artefacts from this accession were collected by the donor while he was stationed Bloemendaal, Holland where his duties included guarding German Wehrmacht supplies. 

The donor served in Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry regiment in 1944 during the invasion of Italy before joining the the First Canadian Army during the liberation of the Netherlands in 1945. 
Classificationbrassards (military armbands)
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Maurice Smith
Part ofArtefacts
NoteWorn by civilian employees of German Army.