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Boy Scout badges

Boy Scout handmade badges worn by German-Jewish refugee boys. British expatriates had transplanted the Boy Scouts to Shanghai before the refugees' arrival. Unlike most of the Polish Jewish refugees, German and Austrian Jews usually went to Shanghai as families, and enrollment in schools and youth organizations in the International Settlement grew rapidly. [From the USHMM special exhibition Flight and Rescue.]


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  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Gary Matzdorff

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Boy Scout badges [LCID: 2002wlz9]