Two Pins – Jewish Ghetto Police / Jewish Police in Landsberg Displaced Persons Camp
1. Cap badge of the Jewish Ghetto Police. [Poland? 1940s].
Hexagonal pin, partly colored in blue. In the center appears a Star of David and at the margins appears the name of the unit in German and in Polish – ""Ordnungsdienst, Sluzba porzadkow"".
The Jewish Ghetto Police were units of auxiliary-police founded by Nazi order in Ghettoes and certain settlements in German occupied zones during World War II.
2. Pin of the Jewish Police in Landsberg Displaced Persons Camp. [ca. 1945].
A pin in the shape of a shied, with a Star of David on a blue-white background. On top and bottom margins appears the legend: ""D.P. Police, Landsberg/L"".
Approx. 30X44 mm.
Provenance: Morton Leventhal Collection, New York.