Badge, Jewish

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  • Yellow badge — The yellow badge (or yellow patch), also referred to as a Jewish badge, was a cloth patch that Jews were ordered to sew on their outer garments in order to mark them as Jews in public. It is intended to be a badge of shame associated with… …   Wikipedia

  • Yellow Star Of David Badge —    The yellow badge, and less often the blue badge, was first introduced by the Germans in Lublin in November 1939 in order to readily identify Jews and to create a gulf between them and the rest of the population. The wearing of the Jewish badge …   Historical dictionary of the Holocaust

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