Correspondence with Auerbach, Walter

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  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/96
  • Dates of Creation
      02/01/1954 - 09/02/1954
  • Language of Material
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      5 letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence regarding an information request by Auerbach on economist and former NSDAP politician Heinrich Hunke, who was about to start a career as state official in Lower Saxony in the early 1950s.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr. Walter Auerbach (born Siegmund Selig Auerbach; 1905-1975) was a German centre-left politician and anti-Nazi resistance fighter. He had turned away from Judaism when he turned full age. After being briefly imprisoned by the Nazis he fled to The Netherlands (1933) and later to England (1939). He returned to Germany after the war and served as high ranking state official. See Röder, W. and H. Strauss (ed.),, Munich, Saur, 1980, p. 24

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