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Selected records of the District People's Courts and the Local People's Courts

Document | Accession Number: 2012.19 | RG Number: RG-57.012

The trial and investigative records of Slovaks and former Hlinka guard members tried in the District People's Courts and the Local People's Courts for collaborating with the German security forces. Includes the trial records of individual Slovaks accused of denouncing their Jewish neighbors, the trial records of regional Hlinka Guard commanders responsible for the deportation of local Jews, as well as the trial records of major political defendants, such as Karl Schmidt, the former chief of the Deutsche Partei in Bardejov since 1939 and Jan Kapralčík, former district chief of the district Sabinov accused of organizing the deportations of Jewish families in 1942. Features many survivor and eyewitness testimonies describing the persecution of Jews and crimes committed against Jews.

Collection Subtitle
Selected records of the District People's Courts and the Local People's Courts
Date
1945-1948  (inclusive)
Language
Slovak
Genre/Form
Testimonies.
Extent
15,553 digital images : JPEG ; 29.3 GB.
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: 2017-08-09 17:25:12
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