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Proces Eryka Engelsa (Sygn. SAW)

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0254 | RG Number: RG-15.172M

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    Contains investigation materials, evidence, and court documents relating to the trial of Eryk Engels, and accusitions against other war criminals: Piotr Frischkorn, Kurt Knigge, Hans Luetje, Reinhold Aust, Eryk Mamsch, and Henryk Schaub.
    inclusive:  1945-1958
    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.
    Collection Creator
    Poland. Najwy?szy Trybuna? Narodowy
    The Supreme National Tribunal (Najwyższy Trybunał Narodowy, NTN) was a war crimes tribunal active in Poland from 1946 to 1948. The Tribunal's aims and purpose were defined by the State National Council in the Decrees of 22 January and 17 October 1946 and 11 April 1947. The new law was based on the earlier Decree of 31 August 1944 (Sierpniówka) issued by the new Polish pro-Soviet government, with jurisdiction over Nazi criminals and traitors to the Polish nation. The tribunal presided over seven high-profile cases (Total of 49 individuals).

    Physical Details

    Polish German
    2 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged chronologically in two series: 1. Evidence against all defendants; 2. Sentences and appeals.

    Records are arranged in the original order of their acquisition from the source archive. The museum has acquired only selected records from Institute of National Remembrance (Instytut Pamięci Narodowej-Komisja Ścigania Zbrodni przeciwko Narodowi Polskiemu, or IPN). More information about this collection and other materials in the possession of the Institute of National Remembrance, including archival finding aids from the Archives of the Institute of National Remembrance, is available at the website:

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. Researchers must complete and sign a User Declaration form before access is granted to materials from the Institute of National Remembrance (Instytut Pamięci Narodowej).
    Conditions on Use
    1. Each researcher using the materials obtained from the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) or materials whose originals belong to the IPN must complete the registration procedure required by USHMM.
    2. Publication or reproduction of documents (in the original language, in facsimile form or in the form of a translation of an excerpt or of the entire document) or making them available to a third party in any form requires the written consent of the Institute of National Remembrance ( The use of an excerpt defined as the fair use right to quote does not require obtaining consent.
    3. Researchers assume all responsibility for the use of materials that belong to the Institute of National Remembrance.
    4. References to documents that belong to the Institute of National Remembrance must cite the Institute of National Remembrance as the owner of the original documents and include the full reference citation of the Institute of National Remembrance in the citations.

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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition the Institute of National Remembrance, Warsaw, Poland - Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation (IPN) Warsaw, Poland; Sygn. SAW; Files: 48, 48a, 48b, and 84. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archives Programs in December 1998.
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