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Wagenaar: Proces Demjanjuk (Fond 272)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2015.28 | RG Number: RG-41.016

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    This collection contains records of Prof. Dr. Willem Albert Wagenaar who in 1987 received the request to testify as an expert witness within the court process that the state of Israel had started against Ivan Demjanjuk. Demjanjuk was born in 1920 in Ukraine and immigrated as John Demjanjuk in 1952 to the United States. He was recognized by several people as "Ivan the Terrible" in connection with the murder of 850,000 in the gas chanbers of Treblinka. Wagenaar disputed these testimonies in his statement before the court.These records include correspondence wtih other expert witnesses about the Demjanjuk case, court documents on other cases studied by Wagenaar, and corerspondence relating to Wagenaar's publication: "Het herkennen van Iwan. De identificatie van de dader door ooggetuigen van een misdrijf" (Amsterdam/Lisse 1988).
    inclusive:  1941-1987
    Willem Albert, Wagenaar. Identifying Ivan: a case study in legal psychology. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1989.

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    6,589 digital images : JPEG ; 3.00 GB .
    63 digital files ; 4.81 GB .
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in three series: Wagenaar papers and corrrespondence; 2. John. Demjanjuk case; 3. Frank Waluś case (Franciszek Waluś).

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    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. Museum staff and researchers are required to complete a User Declaration in order to gain access to the collection.
    Conditions on Use
    Fair use only. Copies of records will not be made available for any further publication to third parties without the written consent of the Institute.

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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Nederlands Instituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie, NIOD, (Netherlands Institute for War Documentation), Fond 727. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the digitized collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project in Feb. 2015.
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