Military badge

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation1939-1945
GenreNazism & Propaganda;Currency, Medals & Militaria
Object ID2000.015.001
Place of CreationGermany
DescriptionReischsalder (imperial eagle) with swastika embroidered in grey or silver  thread on green cloth
Materials/Techniquesembroidered cloth
Measurements5.6 x 12 cm
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2000 by Leonor Etkin. 

The donor acquired the badge from her uncle, Sigman Simon, who mailed her the badge from overseas while he was serving in the US Army Medical Corps during the Second World War. 
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Leonor Etkin