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Confessions of Franz Ziereis, last commandant of Mauthausen

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.A.0065 | RG Number: RG-04.049

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    Confessions of Franz Ziereis, last commandant of Mauthausen
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    Description
    The confessions of Franz Ziereis, the last commandant of Mauthausen consists of an English translation of the confession made by Ziereis after his arrest by American forces in May 1945. In the confession, Ziereis describes the persecution of Jews in Mauthausen, atrocities committed by SS guards, the Nazi practice of euthanasia, the use of human skin to bind books and make satchels, executions, death marches, a camp brothel, and camp inmate markings.
    Date
    creation:  1945

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Confessions of Franz Ziereis is arranged in a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Austria.

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Mr. Jim Sanders
    Provenance
    Sidney D. Gell donated the material to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in May 1993.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-25 16:51:43
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