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Sąd Niemiecki w Żyrardowie (Sygn.1662)

Document | Accession Number: 2016.338.1 | RG Number: RG-15.488

Selected records of the German Court (Deutsches Gericht) Żyrardόw, related to criminal and civil cases during the German occupation of that region of Poland during World War II. The records include penal warrants, warrants of payments, as well as letters from criminal and civil cases. Most of the cases refer to: common offenses (theft, plunder), and "crimes” or offenses against German ordinances, as well as divorces, and financial claims (please note the cases on behalf of the pre-war companies by German trustees (Treuhänders). In the case of the Poles there cases referred to: crossing the border between the "Generalgouvernement" (General Government) of Poland and the Third Reich, trading at black market prices; and in the case of the Jews: not wearing identification bands with the Star of David, leaving the ghetto, hiding on the Aryan side, and illegal journeys on train.

Alternate Title
Deutsches Gericht Żyrardόw
inclusive:  1940-1941
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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.
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:14:34
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