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Color ID in Concentration Camps

"On the left side of our clothes, above the breast, we had to wear our
numbers and a triangle patch indicating our category of prisoner."


Jew
Red
Political Prisoner
Yellow
Jew Imprisoned for Political Activity
or for Relations with a Non-Jew

Yellow and Red Combined to Form a Star of David
Green
Professional Criminal
Purple
Jehovah's Witness
Black
Social Outcast, called "work evader"
Pink
Homosexual
Brown
Gypsy
Shadow
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