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Object ID

2012.1.390

Object Name

Letter

Date

7-7-1944

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Description

Typewritten message on "Der Reichskommissar für die Besetzten Niederländischen Gebiete" stationery. Includes signature in blue.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A letter written by Arthur Seyss-Inquart to Albert Speer. Seyss-Inquart (1892-1946) was Reich Governor of Austria, Deputy Governor to Hans Frank in the General Government of occupied Poland, and Reich Commissioner for the German-occupied Netherlands. In the latter capacity, Seyss-Inquart shared responsibility for the deportation of Dutch Jews and the shooting of hostages. At Nuremberg he was found guilty of crimes against peace, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, and subsequently sentenced to death.

Dimensions

10 x 8"

Keywords

Reich governor, Austria, Nuremberg, Convicted, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Albert Speer

Letter from Arthur Seyss-Inquart

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