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Brown button with the US Navy seal

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Button that belonged to Irving H. Rosenberg who served in the United States Army during World War II. Rosenberg was a medic with the 46th Armored Medical Battalion, attached to the 4th Armored Division, which, in 1945, liberated Ohrdruf, a subcamp of Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany.

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  • Title: Brown button with the US Navy seal
  • Provenance: The button was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Lynn Brunskill.
  • Subject Keywords: Soldiers--United States--Biography. Jewish soldiers--United States--Biography. World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.
  • Type: Dress Accessories
  • Rights: Permanent Collection
  • External Link: See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Medium: Circular, dark brown colored plastic button with a Navy seal embossed on front. The seal depicts an eagle atop of an anchor and holding a wreath of 13 stars in its talons. The back has a metal button loop set into the plastic.

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