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Rosenbaum, Wilhelm (b 1915): verdict and judgement in war crimes trial

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 1604
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Rosenbaum, Wilhelm (b 1915): verdict and judgement in war crimes trial
Date(s): 1967
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Hamburg Schwurgericht


Administrative/Biographical history:

Wilhelm Rosenbaum was born in 1915 and was found guilty of multiple murders whilst in charge of the police training school at Bad Rabka, Poland. He received 16 life sentences at his trial in Hamburg in 1968, but was released shortly after on the grounds of ill health.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Wilhelm Rosenbaum, 1967, comprise copies of extracts from the verdict and trial judgement in the case against Wilhelm Karl Johannes Rosenbaum.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged in chronological order.

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

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

Finding aids:

Detailed description on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by S Gross.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

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:
April 2008

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