Fritz Weinschenk papers
The Fritz Weinschenk papers primarily consist of case files documenting his assistance obtaining witness testimony related to war crimes proceedings in Germany. The papers also include Weinschenk’s writing files related to articles he wrote about the war crimes trials, and Gestapo Bremen and Abwehr files, which contain guidelines and regulations related to the Gestapo and government security.
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Translations into German of statements made in English by witnesses against Mengele in relation to Mengele's trial in absentia by the Frankfurt Landgericht in 1981. The witness statements seem to have been taken in 1973. Fritz Weinschenk, the donor, serves as the translator for most of the recordings. Most (or maybe all) of the depositions are given by women. Dictabelt 02, 03, and 07 include parts 1,2 and 3 of Weinschenk's translation of Dr. Gisella Perl, who was a gynecologist at Auschwitz. Dictabelt 01 and 08 include parts 1 and 2 of Rachel Rosmarin - her tattooed prisoner number is given as 50926.