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SS Concentration Camp WHIP

Article about: Someone has this to sell, but I want to get some opinions before I negotiate a price. As you can see in the pics--supposedly it came from Dachau camp. I have NO idea about these, so I need s

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    Thanks for the thanks Youthcollector1.

    As for the whip that started this thread, it Looks more like a French Martinet to me, which was once used to punish children in France.

    Although in the 1946 Viking Press book about the 84th Infantry division there is a photo of two PW's in a room full of these identical whips , the caption to this is "In another part of Salzwedel [Konzentrationslager], two former American PWs inspected the collection of whips used by Nazi guards in a concentration camp. In this camp were 2700 Jewish women from eastern Europe and 300 non-Jewish women, political prisoners from western Europe"

    Post war propoganda? Who knows.

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    Quote by HPL2008 View Post
    Amen. For the life of me, I cannot see why we are still discussing this item after half a decade.

    Talk about flogging a dead horse...
    Thank you. And on that note, the thread is now closed before we go down paths that should be discovered in other sections of the forum.
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