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Nazi war crimes: reports and statements (1943-1946)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 910
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Nazi war crimes: reports and statements (1943-1946)
Date(s): 1943-1946
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 folder
Name of creator(s): Various


Administrative/Biographical history:



Scope and content/abstract:

Papers concerning Nazi war crimes, comprise an unrelated collection of papers which document Nazi war crimes, notably including a copy of a circular letter, with certified English translation, of the inspector of the Sicherheitspolizei and SD regarding the special treatment of foreign workers, 1945; report of a 'work education camp' at Lahde-Weser and Liebenau and certified translations of documents from the Sicherheitspolizei and SD regarding 'special treatment' of resistance movement members at Auschwitz, 1943.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
German and English

System of arrangement:

Arranged in original order.

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

Finding aids:

A detailed description exists on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

According to the depositor, the material was donated to him by a former Sergeant of Intelligence (name not supplied). A number of the translated documents bear the name of the translator, a Sergeant in the Field Investigation Section, War Crimes Group, North West Europe.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in 1990.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: The Scourge of the Swastika Lord Russell of Liverpool (Corgi Books, 1979)
Compiled by Samantha Velumyl.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
March 2008

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