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The Puppet

Artifacts Unpacked Video Series

How did an American soldier bring joy to children during liberation? 

US Army Medic Eldon G. Nicholas found a way to entertain kids in the Vittel internment camp in France.

About the Artifacts

Artifacts shown in the video were donated to the Museum by the family of Eldon G. Nicholas and courtesy of the National Archives. Explore the Eldon G. Nicholas Collection.