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Object ID

2012.1.558

Object Name

Form, Insurance

Date

4-29-1943

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Front: Top right has typewritten date and purple rectangular handstamp with date. Top left has stamped return address. Typewritten form with pencil markings for numbers, and red checks and texts. Includes lists of names, with addresses. Back: Black typewritten message in German. Second to last paragraph outlined with red. Signature in middle with purple hand stamp over it.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A chilling set of three documents (2012.1.559 &560) regarding the Nazi appropriation of insurance rebates or refunds from policies once owned by deceased Jews who perished within concentration camps. The first, 2pp. legal folio, Munich, Apr. 29, 1943, lists nine deceased Jews who were "deregistered," "expelled," "deceased" or otherwise no longer insured. With two other documents, 1p. 8vo. each, dated Munich, June 2, and 18, 1943, regarding the list. Of course, Nazi decrees provided that these funds from "non-Aryans" must be forfeited to the government.

Dimensions

11 3/4 x 8 1/4"

Keywords

Gestapo, Munich, Death, Insurance

Gestapo Files of Insurance Rebates of Deceased Jews

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