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Ministerstwo Sprawiedliwości (A.20)

Document | Accession Number: 2010.284 | RG Number: RG-59.039

Contains selected records of the Ministry of Justice of the Polish government-in-exile under Minister Bronisław Kuśnierz. Includes secret files of Katyń massacre, records related to Jewish affairs, communist actions (such as the pro-Soviet atmosphere in ghettos), cruelty of the USSR and German occupiers of 1939-1940, crimes of the Wehrmacht against civilians and Polish citizens interned in Palestine by the British authorities (mainly Jews). Contains the letter of the World Jewish Congress to the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the abolition of the 1938 law depriving Jews in the Polish Army of Polish citizenship for desertion, material from the Polish Journal of Laws, 1939-1945, letters from Lwów citizens acting against the Polish state, and files of Polish lawyers, including Jews (correspondence, Curriculum vitae, name lists), etc.

Collection Subtitle
Ministry of Justice
Date
1939-1949  (inclusive)
Language
Polish
English
Extent
1.984 digital images : JPEG ; 795 MB.
Credit Line
Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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Record last modified: 2017-08-08 12:19:03
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