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Letter on tan "13. S.S. Standarte der N.S.D.A.P." stationery. Includes typewritten message and signature in black ink.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:
A letter on early SS Standarte NSDAP letterhead, signed by Brigadefuhrer Christoph Diehm, SS Obergruppenfuhrer Richard Hildebrandt and initialed by Heinrich Himmler. The front bears a letter from Sturmbannfuhrer Schuster to SS Abschnitt X regarding the transfer of a freemason considered a troublemaker, on ESS Sturmfuhrer Jacob Hauser. On the back, Diehm approves the transfer, as does Hildebrandt three days later. On April 29th Himmler initials final approval. Diehm would later command the Kaminski, 29th Waffen SS Grenadier Div., SS Rona, fighting in the east and Warsaw. Hildebrandt headed the Office of Race and Resettlement of the SS and was found guilty of forced abductions, forced resettlements, kidnapping of children, euthanasia and a host of other crimes. He was executed by Poles in 1952.
11 3/4 x 8 1/4"
transfer, Office of race and resettlement, Convicted, Executed, Head of SS Police, West Prussia, Race and resettlement main office, Heinrich Himmler, Christoph Diehm, Richard HIldebrandt, Jacob Hauser
"Letter Involving Christoph Diehm, Richard Hildebrandt and Heinrich Himmler" (1932). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2012.1.378.