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Inventory of the Klaus Barbie pre-trial records
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Box/Folder 1 : 1

Introductory indictment October 9, 1981

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Verbal Trial, in French May 28, 1984

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Verbal Trial, copies in German November 1982

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Letter of instruction for the judge March 17, 1983

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Final indictment July 15, 1985

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Special hearing of Ferdinand Palk December 1964

 

Lischka, Hagen, and Heinrichsohn trial proceedings February 1982

Summary

Kurt Lischka was the head of the Gestapo in Cologne in 1940, and in 1943 he became chief of the department overseeing internment camps and executions. In 1971, Serge Klarsfeld, a French/Jewish lawyer and holocaust survivor, found Lischka living in Cologne, West Germany and by the late 1970s he and his wife Beate were able to get him to trial. Herbert-Martin Hagen was a personal assistant to the SS police chief in France and head of a department in the Paris Gestapo, and Ernst Heinrichsohn worked in the Gestapo's Jewish affairs department in Paris. Both were integral parts of Lischka's work, and both were arrested in 1980. These records are the proceedings from the trial.
Box/Folder 2 : 2-4

Indictment against Lischka, Hagen, and Heinrichsohn February 1982

Box 3

Judgment of the Lischka, Hagen, and Heinrichsohn case, in French and German February 1982

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Report to the U.S. Attorney General August 1983

Summary

Report to the Attorney General regarding the status of the investigations and proceedings in the Klaus Barbie trial.
Box 4 - 5, Box/Folder 6 : 1

Rogatory letters, in French and German 1982 - 1984

Summary

Rogatory Letters for evidence requests from the French to the Germans, as well as services of process from the Germans to the French with regards to the Klaus Barbie investigation.
Box/Folder 6 : 2-4

Gendarmerie Nationale witness hearings and statements February 1983 - May 1984

Summary

Interviews and hearings conducted by the national police force of France on witnesses involved in the Klaus Barbie investigation.
Box/Folder 7 : 2

Inventory record of proceedings against Klaus Barbie and Knob Werner March 1981

Box/Folder 7 : 3

Information regarding the raid of the general union of Jews in France December 1984

Summary

Information regarding the Gestapo actions to hunt down French Jews in their streets and houses with intentions of sending them to concentration camps or extermination sites.
Box/Folder 7 : 1

Military intelligence summary of the investigation against Klaus Barbie April 1980

Box/Folder 7 : 4

Final witness hearings and statements 1985

Box/Folder 8 : 1

"Activities of Jewish Organisations in France During the Occupation" 1947

Box/Folder 8 : 2

"Les Fils et Filles des Deportes Juifs de France" and Serge Klarsfeld 1943, 1946, 1981

Summary

Serge Klarsfeld founded the association of "Sons and Daughters of Jewish Deportees from France" in 1979, consisting of descendants of French-Jews who endured concentration camps during World War II. These files contains publications written in conjunction with the organization.
Box/Folder 8 : 3

"Memorial of the Deportation of French Jews" by Serge Klarsfeld 1978