World War II collection of the Kravitsky family
Scope and Contents
This collection contains various documentation of Maurice Zwang’s service in WW2 as well as objects seized from a German infantry officer and Nazi standards removed from buildings.
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Biographical / Historical
Maurice Zwang was an American-Jewish soldier who served during World War Two as an amphibious truck driver. While he was overseas he seized a series of photographs and letters from a German infantry officer who had participated in the Nazi operations in Poland, France, and the Soviet Union.
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Language of Materials
Maurice Zwang was an American-Jewish soldier who served during World War Two as an amphibious truck driver. This collection contains various documentation of Zwang’s service in World War II as well as objects seized from a German infantry officer and Nazi standards removed from buildings.
- Guide to the World War II collection of the Kravitsky family
- Sarah Keller, updated by John Esh
- Spring 2013, 2020
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