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World War I Museum receives Hindenburg jacket as donation

Monday, February 7, 2011 | 12:01 p.m. CST

KANSAS CITY — The National World War I Museum at Kansas City's Liberty Memorial has received the 1915 military jacket worn by German Field Marshal Hindenburg.

The coat and field cap have been donated to the museum. The Kansas City Star reports the items will become a permanent part of the museum's display.

The field marshal's full name was Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg .

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