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   Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression, Volume II, Chapter XVI

                                                  [Page 478]

                        TO RUDOLF HESS

Charter of the International Military Tribunal, Article  6.
Vol. I, Pg. 5

International Military Tribunal, Indictment Number 1,
Section IV (H); Appendix A. Vol. I, Pg. 29/58

[Note: A single asterisk (*) before a document indicates
that the document was received in evidence at the Nurnberg
trial. A double asterisk (**) before a document number
indicates that the document was referred to during the trial
but was-not formally received in evidence, for the reason
given in parentheses following the description of the
document. The USA series number, given in parentheses
following the description of the document, is the official
exhibit number assigned by the court.]

*062-PS;  Top secret Hess directive of 18 March 1940,
concerning behavior in case of landings of enemy planes or
parachutists. (USA 696). Vol. III, Pg. 107.

                                                  [Page 479]

*070-PS;  Letter of Deputy Fuehrer to Rosenberg, 25 April
1941, on substitution of National Socialist mottos for
morning prayers in schools. (USA 349) Vol. III, Pg. 118

*089-PS;  Letter from Bormann to Rosenberg, 8 March 1940,
instructing Amann not to issue further newsprint to
confessional newspapers. (USA 360) Vol. III, Pg. 147

*098-PS;  Bormann's letter to Rosenberg, 22 February 1940,
urging creation of National Socialist Catechism, etc. to
provide moral foundation for NS religion. (USA 350) Vol.
III, Pg. 152

*101-PS;  Letter from Hess' office signed Bormann to
Rosenberg, 17 January 1940, concerning undesirability of
religious literature for members of the Wehrmacht. (USA 361)
Vol. III, Pg. 160

*107-PS;  Circular letter signed Bormann, 17 June 1938,
enclosing directions prohibiting participation of
Reichsarbeitsdienst in religious celebrations. (USA 351)
Vol. III, Pg. 162

*113-PS;  Secret Order issued by Hess' Office signed
Bormann, 27 July 1938, making clergymen ineligible for Party
offices. (USA 683) Vol. III, Pg. 164

*388-PS;  File of papers on Case Green (the plan for the
attack on Czechoslovakia), kept by Schmundt, Hitler's
adjutant, April-October 1938. (USA 26) Vol. III, Pg. 305

675-PS;  Letter from Hess' office to Minister of Interior,
signed Bormann, 25 August 1938, agreeing to invalidation of
Concordat between Austria and Holy See. Vol. III, Pg. 482

                                                  [Page 480]

*784-PS;  Letters from Minister of Justice to Hess and SA
Chief of Staff, 5 June 1935, concerning penal proceedings
against merchant and SA leader and 22 companions because of
inflicting bodily injury on duty. (USA 732) Vol. III, Pg.

*812-PS;  Letter from Rainer to Seyss-Inquart, 22 August
1939 and report from Gauleiter Rainer to Reichskommissar
Gauleiter Buerckel, 6 July 1939 on events in the NSDAP of
Austria from 1933 to 11 March 1938. (USA 61) Vol. III, Pg.

*837-PS;  Secret circular by Hess, 3 February 1939,
concerning National League of Germans abroad and the German
Eastern League. (GB 265) Vol. III, Pg. 603

*838-PS;  Letter from Hess' office signed Bormann, 6 June
1939, referring to Hitler's Decree of 6 March 1939 which
precluded Christian Scientists from joining the Party. (USA
684) Vol. III, Pg. 605

*840-PS;  Party Directive, 14 July 1939, making clergy and
theology students ineligible for Party membership. (USA
355). Vol. III, Pg. 606

842-PS;  Correspondence between Party officials, 30 December
1940, concerning killing of the insane. Vol. III, Pg. 609

*1143-PS;  Letter from Schickendanz to Rosenberg, 20 October
1932, for personal transmission to Hess concerning
organization of Air Force. (USA 40) Vol. III, Pg. 806

                                                  [Page 481]
1377-PS;  Decree establishing a Secret Cabinet Council, 4
February 1938. 1938 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p. 111. Vol.
III, Pg. 931

1392-PS;  Law on the Hitler Youth, 1 December 1936. 1936
Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p. 993. Vol. III, Pg. 972

1393-PS;  Law on treacherous attacks against State and
Party, and for the Protection of Party Uniforms, 20 December
1934. 1934 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p. 1269. Vol. III, Pg.

*1395-PS;  Law to insure the unity of Party and State, 1
December 1933. 1933 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p. 1016. (GB
252). Vol. III, Pg. 978

1416-PS;  Reich Citizen Law of 15 September 1935. 1935
Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p. 1146. Vol. IV, Pg. 7

*1417-PS;  First regulation to the Reichs Citizenship Law,
14 November 1935. 1935 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p. 1333.
(GB 258) Vol. IV, Pg. 8

**1654-PS;  Law of 16 March 1935 reintroducing universal
military conscription. 1985 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p.
369. (Referred to but not offered in evidence.) Vol. IV, Pg.

*1774-PS;  Extracts from Organizational Law of the Greater
German Reich by Ernst Rudolf Huber. (GB 246) Vol. IV, Pg.

*1866-PS;  Record of conversation between Reich Foreign
Minister and the Duce, 13 May 1941. (GB 273) Vol. IV, Pg.

1492-PS;  Hess' participation in legislative process,
published in Legal Regulations and Legal Problems of the
Movement, by Dr. O. Gauweiler, p. 20. Vol. IV, Pg. 584

1969-PS;  Correspondence of party officials, concerning
killing of insane. Vol. IV, Pg. 602

                                                  [Page 482]

2001-PS;  Law to Remove the Distress of People and State, 24
March 1933. 1933 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p. 141. Vol. IV,
Pg. 638

2003-PS;  Law concerning the Sovereign Head of the German
Reich, 1 August 1934. 1934 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p.
747. Vol. IV, Pg. 639

2008-PS;  German Communal Ordinance, 30 January 1935. 1935
Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p. 49. Vol. IV, Pg. 643

*2018-PS;  Fuehrer's decree establishing a Ministerial
Council for Reich Defense, 30 August 1939. 1939
Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p. 1539. (GB 250) Vol. IV, Pg.

*2124-PS;  Decree introducing the Nurnberg Racial Laws into
Austria, 20 May 1938. 1938 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p.
594. (GB 259) Vol. IV, Pg. 755

*2261-PS;  Directive from Blomberg to Supreme Commanders of
Army, Navy and Air Forces, 24 June 1935; accompanied by copy
of Reich Defense Law of 21 May 1935 and copy of Decision of
Reich Cabinet of 12 May 1935 on the Council for defense of
the Reich. (USA 24) Vol. IV, Pg. 934

*2307-PS;  Law concerning reunion of Austria with German
Reich, 13 March 1938. 1938 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p.
237. (GB 133) Vol. IV, Pg. 997

*2385-PS;  Affidavit of George S Messersmith, 30 August
1945. (USA 68) Vol. V, Pg. 23

*2426-PS;  Extracts from Speeches, by Hess. (GB 253) Vol. V,
Pg. 90

                                                  [Page 483]

*2608-PS;  Frick's lecture, 7 March 1940, on "The
Administration in Wartime". (USA 714) Vol. V, Pg. 327

*2715-PS;  Speech by Hitler to the Reichstag on 20 February
1938, published in The Archive, February 1938, Vol. 47, pp.
1441-1442. (USA 331) Vol. V, Pg. 376

*2788-PS;  Notes of conference in the Foreign Office between
Ribbentrop, Konrad Henlein, K. H. Frank and others on
program for Sudeten agitation, 29 March 1938. (USA 95) Vol.
V, Pg.422

2917-PS;  Decree concerning German people's list and German
nationality in the incorporated Eastern Territories of 4
March 1941. 1941 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p. 118. Vol. V,
Pg. 587

*3054-PS;  "The Nazi Plan", script of a motion picture
composed of captured German film. (USA 167) Vol. V, Pg. 801

*3061-PS;  Supplement No. 2 to the Official Czechoslovak
Report entitled "German Crimes Against Czechoslovakia"
(document 998-PS). (USA 126) Vol. V, Pg. 857

3067-PS;  Law for the prevention of offspring with
Hereditary diseases, 14 July 1933. 1933 Reichsgesetzblatt,
Part I, p. 529. Vol. V, Pg. 880

3075-PS;  Law for the building up of administration in
Ostmark, 14 April 1939. 1939 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p.
777. Vol. V, Pg. 884

3076-PS;  Law for building up of administrations in Reich
Gau Sudetenland, 14 April 1939. 1939 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part
I, p. 780. Vol. V, Pg. 889

                                                  [Page 484]

3077-PS;  Law regarding reunion of Free City of Danzig with
German Reich of 1 September 1939. 1939 Reichsgesetzblatt,
Part I, p. 1547. Vol. V, Pg. 327

*3124-PS;  Extracts from Rudolf Hess  Speeches. (GB 253)
Vol. V, Pg. 902

3132-PS;  Extracts from Dates of the History of the NSDAP,
1939. Vol. V, Pg.906

3163-PS;  The Deputy of the Fuehrer  Rudolf Hess, published
in National Socialist Yearbook, 1941, pp. 219-22. Vol. V,
Pg. 914

*3178-PS;  Law to Secure the Unity of Party and State, 1
December 1933. 1933 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p. 1016. (GB
248) Vol. V, Pg. 916

3179-PS;  Law for the Protection of German Blood and Honor
of 15 September 1935. 1935 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p.
1146. Vol. V, Pg. 916

3180-PS;  Decree providing for the participation of the
Fuehrer's Deputy in appointment of officials, 24 September
1935. 1935 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p. 1203. Vol. V,

3182-PS;  Decree concerning participation of Deputy Fuehrer
in the appointment of Labor Service Leaders and Heads of
departments of Reich, 3 April 1936. 1936 Reichsgesetzblatt,
Part I, p. 373. Vol. V, Pg. 918

3183-PS;  Reich Regulations for enlistment, employment and
promotion of Reich and Provincial officials, 14 October
1936. 1936 Reichsgesetzblatt, p. 893. Vol. V, Pg.  919

                                                  [Page 485]
3184-PS;  Order of Fuehrer and Reichschancellor concerning
appointment of Civil Servants and termination of employment
as Civil Servants of 10 July 1937. 1937 Reichsgesetzblatt,
Part I, p. 769. Vol. V, Pg. 921

*3189-PS;  Greater Germany, published in Documents of German
Politics, Vol. VI, Part 1, pp. 4-5. (GB 249) Vol. V, Pg. 922

The Development of the Reich, published in Documents of
German Politics, Vol. VII, Part 1, p.264. Vol. V, Pg. 923

3191-PS;  Extracts from German Fuehrer Dictionary, 1934-
1935, p. 25, concerning Hess. Vol. V, Pg. 923

3192-PS;  Extract concerning Hess from The German Reichstag,
p. 180. Vol. V, Pg. 924

3196-PS;  Hitler decree of 21 April 1933, published in
National Socialist Party Correspondence, 27 April 1933, p.
1. 1. Vol. V, Pg. 924

3197-PS;  First decree for execution of Sudeten Gau Law of
10 June 1939. 1939 Reichsgesetzblatt, Part I, p.997. Vol. V,
Pg. 924

3198-PS;  Official Party News, 26 September 1933, published
in National Socialist Party Correspondence. 927

3200-PS;  Extract concerning Hess as Deputy Fuehrer from
National Socialist Yearbook, 1939, pp. 188-189. Vol. V, Pg.

3203-PS;  Hess decree of 6 June 1936 establishing the NS Aid
Fund for the Struggle in the Universities, reported in The
Third Reich, 1937, Vol.IV, p.360. Vol. V, Pg. 927

3204-PS;  Ceremonial Initiation of Sudeten German Party into
NSDAP by Rudolf Hess, published in Voelkischer Beobachter, 7
November 1938, p.5. Vol. V, Pg.928

                                                  [Page 486]
*3245-PS;  Order of 21 February 1940, concerning recruiting
for Waffen SS, published in Decrees, Regulations,
Announcements, Vol. III, p. 354. (GB 267) Vol. V, Pg. 946

*3254-PS;  The Austrian Question, 1934-1938, by Seyss-
Inquart, 9 September 1945. (USA 704) Vol. V, Pg. 961

*3258-PS;  Extracts from National Socialism Basic
Principles, Their Application by the Nazi Party's Foreign
Organization, and the Use of Germans Abroad for Nazi Aims,
by U. S. GPO, Washington, 1943. (GB 262) Vol. V, Pg. 997

3322-PS;  Office for Racial Policies of NSDAP, from
Organization Book of NSDAP, 1940, p. 330. Vol. VI, Pg. 38

3347-PS;  Seniority List of the SS, of NSDAP, as of 1
December 1936. Vol. VI, Pg.  78

*3385-PS;  Hess Order of 14 December 1938 concerning
position of the SD within the Party, from Decrees,
Regulations, Announcements, Vol. IV, Part I, p. 231. (GB
257) Vol. VI, Pg. 104

*3401-PS;  National Socialism and German Nationalism Abroad,
from Voelkischer Beobachter, 24 May 1934, p. 2. (GB 263)
Vol. VI, Pg. 120

3418-PS;  Destruction of the Jewish race, from The Archive,
January 1939, p.1605. Vol. VI, Pg.121

3419-PS;  Extract from The Party Congress of Freedom, 1936,
pp. 258-259. Vol. VI, Pg. 122

*3425-PS;  Voluntary statement made by Seyss-Inquart with
advice of counsel, 10 December 1945. (USA 701) Vol. VI, Pg.

                                                  [Page 487]

*3796-PS;  Letter of Canaris enclosing a report, 25 October
1939, concerning the activities of Auslands organization.
(GB 286). Vol. VI, Pg. 732

*3817-PS;  File of correspondence and reports by Dr.
Haushofer on Asiatic situation. (USA 790) Vol. VI, Pg. 752

*D-138;  Decree of 27 July 1934, providing for participation
of Fuehrer's deputy in the drafting of all legislation. (USA
403) Vol. VI, Pg. 1055

*D-139;  Letter from Hess to Goebbels, 9 October 1934,
concerning participation in legislation of the Reich. (USA
404) Vol. VI, Pg. 1056

*D-140;  Letter from Lammers to Reich Ministers, 12 April
1938. (USA 405) Vol. VI, Pg. 1057

*D-151;  Krupp, Schacht and Hess correspondence in 1933
regarding the Hitler Fund. (GB 256; USA 831) Vol. VI, Pg.

*D-181;  Circular from Gauleiter of South Westphalin, 21
January  1937, concerning Hereditary Health Law. (GB 528)
Vol. VI, Pg. 1073

D-614;  Statement of British Secretary of State for Foreign
Affairs in Parliament on 22 September 1943. Vol. VII, Pg. 94

*EC-411;  Order by Hess concerning the reconstruction of
certain industrial enterprises in Poland, 20 November 1939.
(USA 299) Vol. VII, Pg. 469

*L-273;  Report of American Consul General in Vienna to
Secretary of State, 26 July 1938, concerning anniversary of
assassination of Chancellor Dollfuss. (USA 59) Vol. VII,
Pg. 1094

*L-292;  Telegram of American Consul General in Vienna to
Secretary of State, 12 March 1938, concerning propaganda
dropped over Vienna. (USA 78) Vol. VII, Pg. 1098

                                                  [Page 488]

*M-102;  Extract from National Zeitung, 27 April 1942,
concerning Hess. (GB 254) Vol. VIII, Pg. 32

 M-103;  Speech by Hess to representatives of Foreign
Chamber of Commerce, from Voelkischer Beobachter, 30 June
1934. Vol. VIII, Pg. 33

*M-104;  Speech by Hess at inauguration of new Adolf Hitler
Hall at Hof, from Frankfurter Zeitung, 13 October 1936. (GB
260). Vol. VIII, Pg. 33

*M-105;  Speech by Hess at meeting of Reich ChambeI of
Iabour at Messerschmitt Works, from Voelkischer Beobachter,
2 May 1941. (GB 261) Vol. VIII, Pg. 34

*M-107;  Speech by Hess at 7th Annual Meeting of Foreign
Organization of NSDAP, from Voelkischer Beobachter, 28
August 1939. (GB 266) Vol. VIII, Pg. 35

M-108;  Speech by Hess broadcast on Fuehrer's birthday, 20
April 1941. Vol. VIII, Pg. 37

*M-116;  Report of interview with Hess by Wing Commander the
Duke of Hamilton, 11 May 1941. (GB 269) Vol. VIII, Pg. 37

*M-117;  Record of interview with Hess, 13 May 1941. (GB
270) Vol. VIII, Pg. 40

*M-118;  Record of interview with Hess, 14 May 1941. (GB
271) Vol. VIII, Pg. 43

*M-119;  Record of conversation with Hess, 15 May 1941. (GB
272) Vol. VIII, Pg. 45

M-120;  "The VDA and the Nazi Party", extracted from German
Basic Handbook, Part III, Chap. IV. Vol. VIII, Pg. 46

M-121;  "German Foreign Institute", extracted from German
Basic Handbook, Part III, Chap. IV. Vol. VIII, Pg. 47

                                                  [Page 489]

*M-122;  "The Problem of German Minorities", from German
Basic Handbook, Part III, Chap. IV. (GB 264) Vol. VIII, Pg.

*R-96;  Correspondence of Minister of Justice in preparation
of the discriminatory decree of 4 December 1941 regarding
criminal justice against Poles and Jews in annexed Eastern
Territories. (GB 268) Vol. VIII, Pg. 72

R-139;  Correspondence between Hess' office and the Ministry
of Justice concerning civil law in Eastern Territories. Vol.
VIII, Pg. 209

R-141;  Minutes of conference directed by Hess' assistants,
20 February 1941, concerning racial problems in Armed
Forces. Vol. VIII, Pg. 236

Affidavit F;  Affidavit of Josef Dietrich, 20 November 1945-
21 November 1945. Vol. VIII, Pg. 631

*Chart No. 1;  National Socialist German Workers' Party.
(2903-PS; USA 2) Vol. VIII, Pg. 770

*Chart No. 15;  Staff of the Fuehrer's Deputy. (3201-PS; GB
251) End of VIII

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