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Blue striped pajama top with a Reichsadler stamp worn during hospital stays by soldiers in the German military 2009.396.1 front

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Blue striped heavy cotton pajama shirt stamped with Nazi insignia issued to soldiers serving in the German military during the Third Reich to wear in hospitals during recovery.

Blue striped heavy cotton pajama shirt stamped with Nazi insignia issued to soldiers serving in the German military during the Third Reich to wear in hospitals during recovery.

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  • Title: Blue striped pajama top with a Reichsadler stamp worn during hospital stays by soldiers in the German military 2009.396.1 front
  • Provenance: The pajama shirt was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009 by the National World War I Museum., The pajama shirt was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009 by the National World War I Museum.
  • Subject Keywords: Soldiers--Germany. World War, 1939-1945--Hospitals--Germany., Soldiers--Germany. World War, 1939-1945--Hospitals--Germany.
  • Type: Clothing and Dress, Clothing and Dress
  • Rights: Permanent Collection, Permanent Collection
  • External Link: See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Medium: Heavy, long-sleeved cotton jacket with thin cream, dark blue, and light blue vertical stripes. The collar has a hook and eye closure, a loop of cloth on the inside back collar, and a small white cloth tag with a 3 written in red. There are 5 buttons down the center opening. There is an extra layer of cloth sewn on the inside of the button placket with additional cloth on the side near the button to widen the jacket. There are patch pockets on each side of the torso, with a strip of cloth on the inside to reinforce the top opening. There is also a patch pocket on the inside left. On the right side is a rectangular stamp of a Reichsadler, a dexter facing eagle holding a wreath inside a rectangle with text outside the rectangle. On the back are 2 adjustable waist tabs with triangular ends, a plastic button, and a button hole., Heavy, long-sleeved cotton jacket with thin cream, dark blue, and light blue vertical stripes. The collar has a hook and eye closure, a loop of cloth on the inside back collar, and a small white cloth tag with a 3 written in red. There are 5 buttons down the center opening. There is an extra layer of cloth sewn on the inside of the button placket with additional cloth on the side near the button to widen the jacket. There are patch pockets on each side of the torso, with a strip of cloth on the inside to reinforce the top opening. There is also a patch pocket on the inside left. On the right side is a rectangular stamp of a Reichsadler, a dexter facing eagle holding a wreath inside a rectangle with text outside the rectangle. On the back are 2 adjustable waist tabs with triangular ends, a plastic button, and a button hole.

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