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90.  KNIGHTS CROSS RECOMMENDATION (Vorschlag) - SS-Obergruppenfuehrer KRUEGER
Rare original Vorschlag to the Knights Cross for SS Obergruppenführer Friedrich-Wilhelm KRUEGER. Between 1939 and 1943 he was the Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer in the General Government in German-occupied Poland and in that capacity he organized and supervised numerous acts of crimes against humanity and had a major responsibility for the Holocaust. At the end of the war, he committed suicide. He won the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 22 October 1944 as SS-Obergruppenführer and General of the Waffen-SS and Police, and commander of the 6. SS-Gebirgs-Division "Nord." the VORSCHLAG is completely original listing a detailed basis for the recommendation for the Knights Cross. the handwritten notations on the cover including the "Verliehen 30.9.44" conform with other known examples that have gone through Himmler’s Office.
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