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A Captured Russian Bear and Helmet Serves as a Guidepost of Distance from Home and to Goal Leningrad

 Item — Box: 7-8; Series 1 (R), Folder: 24
Identifier: Item 1

Scope and Contents

Picture: A signpost pointing to the direction of Berlin (1485 km) and Petersburg (70km). Size: 34cm x 23.5cm


  • 1904-1964; bulk 1918-1945
  • Other: Date acquired: 1986, 1988, 2010

Conditions Governing Access

Many of the newspapers are extremely brittle. For this reason, the Special Collections staff may prohibit the opening or handling of certain items. Some item have been digitized and are available for viewing online.


From the Collection: 156 boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Multiple languages



Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Special Collections Repository

Western Michigan University Libraries, Special Collections
Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
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