Persecution of Jews in Poland: various documents (microfilm)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Documents about the persecution of Jews in Poland by Bruno Streckenbach and on his postwar trial.

Marek Vajsblum: article about the fate of Polish archives entitled 'Mutability of the Past- nazi-made'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Bruno Streckenbach, SS Gruppenführer and Generalleutnant der Polizei was born Hamburg, 17 February 1902; head of Gestapo, Hamburg, 1933; Führer der Einsatzgruppe I in Poland and commanding officer of Sicherheitspolizei and Sicherheitsdienst, Cracow, September 1939; joined Waffen SS, 1943; made General, 1944; arrested by the Red Army, 10 May 1945; sentenced to 25 years hard labour, 1952; released October 1955; thereafter he became an office clerk. He was indicted for the murder of at least 1 million people in 1973. The court in Hamburg suspended the proceedings on account of his ill health. Died, 28 October 1977.

Marek Vajsblum was a Polish journalist and author.

Arrangement

522a papers re Bruno Streckenbach.

522b Marek Vajsblum article.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Jewish Central Information Office

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Microfilm

Archivist's Note

Klee, Ernst Das Personen Lexikon zum Dritten Reich: Wer war was vor und nach 1945, (Fischer Verlag, Frankfurt a. M. 2003)Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

Location of Originals

Wiener Collection, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Corporate Names