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Brown booklet titled, "Ahnenpaß." Includes Nazi seal on cover. Interior consists of printed text and registers filled in with handwriting.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: The Ahnenpass was published by the Zetnral Verlag of the NSDAP, the Nazi Party publishing house. Its purpose was to prove and record an individual's Aryan descent. All ancestors could be documented. Entries were checked by the church or municipal registrar's office. The Ahnenpas was mandatory for Nazi Party members, Wehrmacht officers, and of course, SS.
8 x 5 1/4"
Ahnenpa, s Nazi Party, Publishing House, Ancestry
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