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John Van Ellis papers

Document | Accession Number: 2017.432.1

The collection documents the military career of John Van Ellis in the Signal Corps of the United States Army, including his photographs and his work with establishing V-mail stations in London and Paris. Included are records related to the Signal Corps, V-mail program reports, correspondence with his wife Helen Van Ellis (née Harris), photographs, and a scrapbook. Also included are copies of arrest records of high ranking Nazi officials prepared in Camp Ashcan (Central Continental Prisoner of War Enclosure No. 32) prior to their transfer to Nuremberg for prosecution by Allied authorities. The arrest records are of Karl Dönitz, Hermann Göring, Wilhelm Keitel, Albert Kesselring, Alfred Jodl, and Franz Papen.

inclusive:  1942-1949
1 box
3 oversize boxes
1 oversize folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Peter H. Van Ellis and the Van Ellis family
Record last modified: 2020-04-06 10:33:04
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