General Hans von Boineburg-Lengsfeld statement concerning the 20 July 1944 plot
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Anita and Marc Fiedler
One document, consisting of a typescript text of General Hans von Boineburg-Lengsfeld, a German officer in the Wehrmacht during World War II, describing his involvement in the conspiracy related to the assassination attempt on Hitler on 20 July 1944, and the reaction of German military commanders in occupied France (Paris), where Boineburg was stationed at the time. Includes two typescript pages, as well as one handwritten page by Boineburg. The document was obtained by the donor’s father, Ernest Fiedler (1922-2003), who after his own escape from Germany in 1938, served in counter-intelligence, either for the U.S. Army or for the Office of Strategic Services (O.S.S.) during World War II.
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