Documents on the deputy commandant of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz,
from the Public Record Office, London and other sources
In 1946 the Foreign office was asked by the Bavarian justice ministry what had happened to Aumeier -- had he been handed over to the Poles? Despite inquiries, they could find no files relating to him at all (PRO file FO.371/104156)
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Answers by Hans Aumeier, Oslo, Jun 29, 1945 (in German, 2.1MB pdf file); pages 1-11 handwritten, pp. 12-14 typed and signed by Aumeier ("Im Juli 1930 bin ich...") [transcribed below].
Handwritten answers, 17 pages, by Hans Aumeier, [Oslo, June or July? 1945] (in German, 2.4MB pdf file) ("Unter Führung des Lagerkommandanten waren die einzelnen...") [transcribed below].
Handwritten answers by Hans Aumeier, Oslo, Jul 25, 1945 (in German, 1.9MB pdf file: "Nach bestem Wissen...") [transcribed below].
Handwritten answers by Hans Aumeier, Oslo, 1945 (in German, 8MB pdf file) ("Persönliche Angaben. Am 20.8.1906 bin ich...")
Hans Aumeier typescript: "Bericht über den Aufbau der Konzentrationslager", Oslo, Oct 8, 1945 (in German, 1.1MB pdf file: "Im Jahre 1933 wurden...")
Herbert Noot (Ltr, Abt.III, BdS Norwegen): "Errichtung eines KZ in Mhysen," Jan 8, 1946 (336K, in German, 3 pages, pdf)
[Aumeier was brought from Norway to London in Jan 1946 and held in PW Camp 17 Sheffield for two months before being sent to BAOR on Apr 9, 1946.]
Two short letters by Hans Aumeier on P/W stationery, to Jouko Itälä (Helsinki) and Klaus Ous (Red Cross, Mhysen), London, Jan 27, 1946. (164K, in German, 4 pages, pdf) Note that the letters were retained by Lt Col Scotland, and not forwarded.
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