D-201

German WWII Preliminary Record for POW Report

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German WWII Preliminary Record for POW Report-This POW preliminary paperwork is for an infamous individual named Hans Frank. Hans Frank, born in 1900 was an early supporter of the NSDAP Party. He studied law and eventually became personal legal advisor to Adolf Hitler. After the outbreak of World War II, Frank was appointed Governor General of occupied Poland. Frank was found guilty on counts three and four (war crimes and crimes against humanity) and sentenced to death. He was hanged in Nuremberg on October 16, 1946.

Note: These are original vintage reprints of Prisoner of War Preliminary reports These are guaranteed as described. This paperwork would have been a prisoner “intake form”, with all of the individual’s personal details including the prisoner's name, fingerprints, place of birth, next of kin, date of capture, date of arrival, date of transfer, physical description, distinguishing marks, etc.

Copies of these would have been supplied to the different departments that needed access to this information. This is one of the vintage reprints that survived from the infamous Allied prisoner-of-war camp in the Palace Hotel of Mondorf-les-Bains, in Luxembourg, code named "Camp Ashcan". Each card is annotated "CCPWE #32", an abbreviation for the Central Continental Prisoner of War Enclosure #32. Operating from May to August 1945, it served as a processing station and interrogation center for the 86 most prominent surviving NSDAP leaders prior to their trial in Nuremberg, including Hermann Göring and Karl Dönitz.