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A green document with typed and printed information about Roman Gardala, a Catholic buildling master, signed by a Gestapo officer at the bottom. Gestapo Chief Henrich Müller ordered the Secret State Police to arrest Gardala for the unauthorized possession of fire arms. Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Document signed by a Gestapo officer in pencil. In German, from Secret State Police, Krakow, dated October 23, 1943. Headed 'Protective Custody Instruction,' papers for Roman Gardlaa, a Catholic building master, born June 2, 1895 in Tarnow, Poland. He was held for unauthorized possession of fire arms on orders from Heinrich Müller, Hitler's Gestapo chief who oversaw the implementation of Hitler's policies against all groups deemed a threat by the state.
9 3/4 x 8 1/4"
Secret State Police, Gestapo, Heinrich Müller, Roman Gardala, Poland, Krakow, Tarnow
"Gestapo Chief Heinrich Muller Signed SS Arrest Document" (1943). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2014.1.32.