Letter from SS Oberreiter Emmerich Menzner to his friends back home, describing life in the regiment and in particular making reference to an apparent war crime which his unit carried out, 1942.
Menzner, Emmerich, SS Oberreiter: Letter from Poland (1942)
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- ReferenceGB 1556 WL 703
- Dates of Creation1942
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description1 file
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Administrative / Biographical History
Little is known about the author save for that which is contained in the letter itself, namely that Emmerich Menzner was a rank and file member of an SS cavalry regiment in an unidentified part of Poland in 1942, and that he hailed from Litzmannstadt (Lodz).
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Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.
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