William Perl papers
The William Perl papers include original documents as well as photocopies of documents held by the Public Records Offices in London and Richmond and by the British National Archives. Most records relate to William Perl's involvement in clandestine Jewish emigration by Jewish refugees from various European countries to Palestine around 1939-1940. The collection also includes a July 4, 1944 report titled “Soviet State Extraordinary Commission for Ascertaining and Investigating the Crimes Committed by the German-fascist Invaders and Their Accomplices” including information about executions of Russian citizens in rural areas, executions of Russian Jews, and Jewish populations statistics for several Russian cities. The collection further includes a June 27, 1944 report issued by the Office of Strategic Services, Research Analysis Branch including information about specific crimes charged to the Germans, persons accused of being war criminals, and Russian attitudes towards the legal problems involved in war crimes prosecution.
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