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Object ID

2012.1.377ab

Object Name

Letter

Date

8-25-1944

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Two-page typewritten document on "Der Deutsche Staatsminister für Böhmen und Mähren SS-Obergruppenführer Karl Hermann Frank" (The German State Minister for Bohemia and Moravia Obergruppenführer Karl Hermann Frank) letterhead. Includes a two-page typewritten letter to a Professor Speer with Hermann's signature at the end.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A letter from Karl Hermann Frank to Reichminister Professor Albert Speer. Karl Hermann Frank (1898-1946) was SS Obergruppenfuhrer and a prominent Sudeten German Nazi official in Czechoslovakia serving under Reich protector Reinhard Heydrich until the latter's assassination. Frank was instrumental in implementing Hitler's orders of revenge, which included the destruction of the Czech villages of Lidice and Lezaky, the murder of their male inhabitants, and the deportation of women and young adults to concentration camps. Frank was executed in 1946.

Dimensions

a: 11 3/4 x 8 1/4" ; b: 11 3/4 x 8 1/4"

Keywords

Reichminister, Berlin, Karl Hermann Frank, Albert Speer

Letter from Karl Herman Frank

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