Winkel “Star of David” 1940s

Special marking-patch on clothes for social stigmatization of Jews according to Nazi racial policy. Belonged to an unknown prisoner with number 4394 in the Majdanek concentration camp (it was originally sewn onto a camp jacket). During the existence of the concentration camp (1941–1945), located near the Polish city of Lublin, about 300,000 people passed through it, according to various estimates, 80,000–300,000 prisoners were killed (including about 60,000 Jews).



Shared by the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War

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