Writing case

Production date
1939-1945

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Description
Writing case made from plaited string and lined with orange fabric. On one side there is an embroidered crest which is worn. Item is thought to have been made by an internee at Liebenau Internment Camp using string from Red Cross food parcels.
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History
Ilag V Liebenau was an internment camp near W├╝rttemberg in Germany that operated during the Second World War from 1940-1945. It was set up by German authorities to hold allied citizens, predominantly women and children, living in occupied territory. The Red Cross provided food parcels to the internees, bulking out their food rations.
Catalogue Number
0551/9/1
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