United States Air Force badge worn by a US soldier

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2014.463.4
Level of Description
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

overall: Height: 1.000 inches (2.54 cm) | Width: 1.500 inches (3.81 cm) | Depth: 0.375 inches (0.953 cm)

Archival History

The badge was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Colleen Picchi, the daughter of Eddie Mills Murphy.


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Colleen Picchi

Scope and Content

Badge that belonged to Eddie Mills Murphy. Murphy served as a Private First Class in the United States Army, 3264th Signal Photo Battalion. He was stationed in Wiesbaden, Germany, after the war and was assigned as a photographer at the International Military Tribunal during the Nuremberg War Crmies Trials from 1945-1946.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Golden badge (pin) with aircraft propeller and wings

Corporate Bodies



This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.