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Object ID

2014.1.67

Object Name

Envelope

Date

12-22-1943

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Description

Back: White envelope with small crown seal.

Front: Handwritten address, three postage stamps, and several black hand stamps.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Philipp Bouhler (1899-1945) was a Nazi leader who was both a Reichsleiter and Chief of the Chancellery of the Fuhrer of the Nazi Party. He was also the SS officer responsible for the Aktion T4 euthanasia program, developed with Karl Brandt, that murdered more than 70,000 disabled German adults and children. Arrested with his wife in 1945, he committed suicide. The knowledge gained from Aktion T4 was eventually applied to the industrialized murder of other groups of people.

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 7 1/8"

Keywords

Philipp Bouhler, NSDAP, Nazi, Germany

Envelope Addressed to Philipp Bouhler

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