Wharton, Richard W.United States Holocaust Memorial Museum1 folder.Contains information about Richard Wharton's experiences as a participant in the invasion of Italy and the liberation of Dachau. The testimony focuses on the desperation felt by Wharton after the death of a child in the camp.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Reichskommissariat für das Ostland.United States Holocaust Memorial MuseumContains information about reprisals for sabotage against German soldiers; liquidation of the Riga fire brigade and the establishment of a new fire department by the Generalkommissar of Riga, Oct to Nov 1941; the "Assembly of Representatives of Latvian Organizations" on 11 Jul 1941 in Riga; appointment of the new Wehrmachtsbefehlshaber Ostland in 1941; activities of the SS, Schutzpolizei, and Gendarmerie in Latvia; separation of Germans and native Latvians on the railroads; directives issued by the Generalkommissar giving instruction on the administration of the occupied territories in Ostland; and regulation of travel between the Reichskommissariat and other neighboring territories.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Hutler, Albert A.United States Holocaust Memorial Museum1 folder.Consists of copies of military documents (ca. 72 pages), principally weekly functional reports sent by Albert Hutler (then a First Lieutenant with US Army occupation forces in the vicinity of Mannheim, Germany) to his commanding officer, then on to Seventh US Army headquarters. Includes information concerning displaced persons camp population statistics, movements of displaced persons by railroad, rationing of food in the displaced persons camps, organization of labor in displaced persons camps, training programs for UNRRA personnel working in the camps, and the repatriation of displaced persons. The reports cover a period of time from May to Sep 1945.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Reichskommissariat für das Ostland.United States Holocaust Memorial MuseumContains information about regulation of rations; recruitment of labor; distribution of alcohol; resettlement of Baltic citizens; statistics for distribution of food supplies and horses; Russian refugees; the 1943 harvest in Ostland; special handling of Poles in Ostland; provisions for and quartering of the Wehrmacht; the "Turiba" organization led by Ernst Puravs; supplies for prisoners in Salaspils (pp. 214-217); and provisions for prisoners of war in Ostland.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Reichskommissariat für das Ostland.United States Holocaust Memorial Museum[Preliminary] Contains several "Besondere Anordnung" (special orders) concerning Wehrmacht activities in Ostland; sanitation concerns; food rationing for prisoners of war; handling of Soviet prisoners of war; prisoner of war camps in Ostland; and various other military matters including travel; fire prevention; and maintenance of military vehicles in winter. Also included is a 30 Oct 1943 memo from the Wehrmachtsbefehlshaber Ostland mentioning suposed Jewish responsibility for war [p. 130].Contact InformationCatalog Record
US Holocaust Memorial Council.United States Holocaust Memorial Museum1 folder.Includes testimonies of several Hungarian Holocaust survivors. The testimonies describe life in the Auschwitz concentration camp, transports of Hungarians to Auschwitz, the selections conducted by Dr. Josef Mengele, life in Hungarian ghettos, and the experience of the workers in the so-called "Canada" supply facility at Auschwitz.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Nissenbaum, Bernard.United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.25 in.Consists of a copy of the survivor testimony titled "My Deportation" written by Bernard Nissenbaum. The testimony describes Nissenbaum's deportation from France and his imprisonment in several concentration and labor camps during the Holocaust. Included in the testimony are detailed descriptions of conditions in the Trzebinia camp, the status and treatment of wealthy Jews as compared with other inmates, the division of various nationalities of prisoners in the Birkenau camp, the situation of the "Musselmen" in various camps, the relationships between Kapos and inmates, and conditions in the Warsaw ghetto prior to the uprising.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Kramer, Edith.United States Holocaust Memorial Museumnegl.Consists of a copy of "Hell and Rebirth: My Experiences During the Time of Persecution" by Dr. Edith Kramer. The memoir describes Kramer's experiences as a Jewish physician forced to care for women in varous camps near Poznan, Poland. Also included is information on the inferior medical conditions in the camps, inferior sanitation, the treatment of women, and Kramer's post-liberation acquaintance with Hermann Hesse (Nobel Prize winner) and his wife, Ninon Hesse.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Reichskommissariat für den Ukraine, Rovno.United States Holocaust Memorial Museum14 reels.[Preliminary] Contains information about the German occupation of the Ukraine; the activities of the Reichskommissariat für den Ukraine; the activities of the Einsatzstab Rosenberg; control of partisan activity; police activities in the occupied territories; Reichskommissariat personnel matters; development of agriculture in Ukraine; population of Ukrainian towns and villages; railroad schedules; railroad construction; use of Soviet POWs in labor; Göring's instructions on the organization of an economic headquarters in the East; various libraries, archives and museums under the surveillance of Einsatzstab Rosenberg; activities of the Orthodox Church and its bishops; literature relating to the "Jewish Question"; and war crimes investigation by the Ukrainian Extraordinary State Commission to Investigate German-Fascist Crimes Committed on Soviet Territory. Also included are name lists of Reichskommissariat personnel, construction workers in the eastern oblasts, bishops of the ... MoreContact InformationCatalog Record
Haupteisenbahndirektion (HBD) Mitte.United States Holocaust Memorial Museum21 reels.[Preliminary] Contains information about activities of the Haupteisenbahndirektion (HBD) Mitte; activities of the Reichsverkehrsdirektion (RVD) Mitte; railroad contruction in occupied areas; railroad personnel; activities of partisans; combatting partisans; use of labor in the railroad system; persecution of Jews and Gypsies; killing of Jews; transports to Minsk; activities of the Organisation Todt; activities of Einsatzgruppen; and activities of German police while fighting partisans. Also included are materials relating to investigations of atrocities conducted from 1945 to 1949 by authorities in various Belarussian oblasts and districts.Contact InformationCatalog Record
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