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Object ID

2014.1.32

Object Name

Warrant

Date

10-23-1943

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A green document with typed and printed information about Roman Gardala, a Catholic buildling master, signed by a Gestapo officer at the bottom. Gestapo Chief Henrich Müller ordered the Secret State Police to arrest Gardala for the unauthorized possession of fire arms.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Document signed by a Gestapo officer in pencil. In German, from Secret State Police, Krakow, dated October 23, 1943. Headed 'Protective Custody Instruction,' papers for Roman Gardala, a Catholic building master, born June 2, 1895 in Tarnow, Poland. He was held for unauthorized possession of fire arms on orders from Heinrich "Gestapo" Müller, Hitler's Gestapo chief who oversaw the implementation of Hitler's policies against all groups deemed a threat by the state.

Dimensions

9 3/4 x 8 1/4"

Keywords

Secret State Police, Gestapo, Heinrich Müller, Roman Gardala, Poland, Krakow, Tarnow

Subcollection

Concentration

Gestapo Chief Heinrich Muller Signed SS Arrest Document

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