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2019.2.30

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Date

1945

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"Beglaubigte Abschrift" tamped in purple at top of page, round emblem stamped at bottom page in purple, white page, black print, underlined title, "Elise Hoffman" printed in upper left corner, accompanying translation.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Statement given by an Austrian botanist and professor Elise Hofmann regarding German high school teacher Alfons Schneckenburger, with English translation. Mentioned in the statement are Bishops Johannes Sproll and Theophil Wurm, prominent opponent of the Nazi regime. Ms. Hofmann states at the end of the letter that she herself was not a member of the Nazi party or any of its affiliated organizations.

Dimensions

11 3/4 x 8 1/4"

Keywords

Denazification, Johannes Sproll, Theophil Wurm, Nazi Party, Elise Hofmann, Alfons Schneckenburger

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1945 - Present: Post-Holocaust Commemoration & Revitalization: Displaced Person Camps; Refugees and Emigration; Postwar Trials; Israel Statehood

Post-War Denazification Initiative: Notarized Exculpatory Statement for a German High School Teacher Given to U.S. Military Authorities by Austrian Botanist

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