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Letter: Green "Geheim!" stamp at top. Two grid stamps and several markings and hand stamps. Signature at bottom right
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A very rare document about the transport of 765 Jews to Auschwitz-Birkenau, sent by the commander of the SD in the Steiermark (August Becker) to Adolf Eichmann in the RSHA IV B in Berlin. Eichmann confirmed the receipt of the letter with an "Eingangsstempel" (Notice of Arrival) and signed it. The letter was addressed directly to him. At the bottom left of the letter it says that the letter is to be presented to Heinrich Himmler too. The blue box next to Eichmann's confirmation of receipt is one from Himmler's office and contains a signature in blue pencil which probably is the signature of one of his secretaries.
10 3/4 x 8 1/4"
Secret, Becker, Eichmann, Slovenian, Jews, Auschwitz
1943-1945: Rescue, Aid and Liberation
"Letter about the Transport of 765 Slovenian Jews to Auschwitz, Signed by Adolf Eichmann" (1943). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2014.1.324a.