Joachim Ernst, Duke of Anhalt, inherited the ducal throne at the age of seventeen. The former duke's brother ruled as regent for a few months before revolutionaries forced Joachim to abdicate following German defeat in World War I. After World War II, Joachim died as a prisoner of the Soviets at Buchenwald concentration camp.
Abraham Lewent, who had been sent from the Warsaw ghetto to Majdanek and later transferred to several concentration camps in Germany, wore this jacket as part of the uniform issued to him upon his arrival in the Buchenwald concentration camp in 1944. — US Holocaust Memorial Museum - Collections
Jakob Rosenfeld, more commonly known as General Luo, served as the Minister of Health in the 1947 Provisional Communist Military Government of China under Mao Zedong. Rosenfeld was a Jew born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire After the Anschluss, Rosenfeld was deported to Dachau concentration camp and later to Buchenwald. In 1939 he was released and had to leave the country within two weeks. Since China did not require Jews to apply for a visa, he fled to the Shanghai ghetto.