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  • Other titles
    • German flag with swastika, WW2
    • 24th Battalion, Cassino, WW2
  • Description
    German flag with swastika; rectangle shape; red base with a white circle in the centre encompassing a black swastica; inside the white circle is autographs of members of B Company, 24 Battalion, WW2
    found near Cassino
  • Place
  • Other Number
    F070
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
German flag with swastika, autographed [F070]
German flag with swastika, autographed [F070]

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, F070
  • Notes
    German flag with swastika found near Cassino and autographed by members of B Company, 24th Battalion, 1944

    The flag was found near the south bank of the Rapido River about 4000 feet west of Monte Cassino by J McQuorkindale on night of 17-18 Feb. 1944. It was later autographed by members of B Coy 24th NZ Bn. 2NZEF 5th Army.
  • Event
    • 1939-1945
      WW2
      World War II
    • Battle of Monte Cassino
  • Person
  • Place
  • Date
    17 Feb 1944-18 February 1944
    17 February 1944 to 18 February 1944
  • Production
    unknown (flag maker)
    [Germany]Europe
    Pre 1945
    World War 2, wars
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › cloth
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole height : 930mm
      (5'4" x 3''2" 930mm x 1610mm)
    • 0 - Whole length : 1610mm
  • Classification
  • Classification Documents
    nomenclature
    Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
    A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title)
    Robert Chenhall
    Nashville/Tennessee/USA  (Place of Publication)  (nomenclature)
  • Record created
    6 October 2010

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