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Volume I Chapter XIV
Legal References and List of Documents Relating to the Plunder of Art Treasure

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

International Military Tribunal, Indictment Number 1, xbr>Sections III; VIII (E). Vol. I, Pg. 15, 43

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.

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*015-PS; Letter and report of Rosenberg to Hitler, 16 April 1943, concerning seizure of ownerless Jewish art possessions. (USA 387). Vol. III, Pg. 41

035-PS; Report, 26 October 1943, regarding security measures by Main Division Ukraine during withdrawl of armed forces. Vol. III, Pg. 75

055-PS; Report, 12 September 1944, concerning works of art shipped from the Ukraine. Vol. III, Pg. 99

*071-PS; Rosenberg letter to Bormann, 23 April 1941, replying to Bormann's letter of 19 April 1941 (Document 072-PS). (USA 371). Vol. III, Pg. 119

*090-PS; Letter from Rosenberg to Schwartz, 28 January 1941, concerning registration and collection of art treasures. (USA 372). Vol. III, Pg. 148

*136-PS; Certified copy of Hitler Order, 29 January 1940, concerning establishment of "Hohe Schule". (USA 367). Vol. III, Pg. 184

*137-PS; Copy of Order from Keitel to Commanding General of Netherlands, 5 July 1940, to cooperate with the Einsatzstab Rosenberg. (USA 379). Vol. III, Pg. 185

138-PS; Copy of Order from Keitel to Commanding General of France, 17 September 1940, to cooperate with the Einsatzstab Rosenberg. Vol. III, Pg. 186

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139-PS; Reineke order, 10 October 1940, concerning instructions to be given to Military Administration in Belgium to cooperate with Einsatzstab Rosenberg. Vol. III, Pg. 187

140-PS; Reineke order, 30 October 1940, supplementing gorder of 17 September 1940 (Document 138-PS) Vol. III, Pg. 187

*141-PS; Goering Order, 5 November 1940, concerning seizure of Jewish art treasures. (USA 368). Vol. III, Pg. 188

*145-PS; Oder signed by Rosenberg, 20 August 1941, concerning safeguarding the cultural goods in the Occupied Eastern Territories. (USA 373). Vol. III, Pg. 189.

*149-PS; Hitler Order, 1 March 1942, establishing authority of Einstazstab Rosenberg. (USA 369). Vol. III, Pg. 190

151-PS; Rosenberg Order, 7 April 1942, concerning safeguarding of cultural goods, research material and Scientific Institutions in Occupied Eastern Territories. Vol. III, Pg. 191

153-PS; Rosenberg Order, 27 April 1942, for formation of central unit for seizure of art treasures in occupied Eastern Territories. (USA 381). Vol. III, Pg. 192

154-PS; Letter from Lammers to high State and Party authorities, 5 July 1942, confirming Rosenberg's powers. (USA 370). Vol. III, Pg. 193

*158-PS; Message, 1 June 1944, initialled Utikal, Chief of Einsatzstab, concerning missions in Hungary. (USA 382). Vol. III, Pg. 199

*159-PS, 6 June 1944, initialled Utikal, Chief of Einsatzstab, concerning missions in Denmark and Norway. (USA 380) Vol. III, Pg. 199 [Page 1115]

*171-PS; Undated report on "Library for Exploration of the Jewish Question" by the Hohe Schule District Office. (USA 383), Vol. III, Pg. 200

*176-PS; Report on Einsatzstab Rosenberg, Working Group Netherlands, signed Schimmer. (USA 707) Vol. III, Pg. 203

707-PS; Letters, June-October 1943 concerning evacuation of the museum of Charkow. Vol. III, Pg. 516

1015-B-PS; Report on activities of Special Staff for Pictorial Art, October 1940 to July 1944. Vol. III, Pg. 666

*1015-I-PS; Letter from Goering to Rosenberg, 30 May 1942. (USA 385]

1015-GG-PS; Inventory of art objects -- attached to a report (Document 1015-B-PS). Vol. III, Pg. 671.

1099-PS; Letter from Kube, General Commissar White Ruthenia, to Rosenberg, 28 September 1941. Vol. III, Pg. 781

1107-PS; Office memorandum, 17 May 1944, in Rosenberg Special Ministry concerning the Wehrmacht's function in removing treasures from the USSR. Vol. III, Pg. 789.

1109-PS; Note signed by Dr. Ullman, 17 June 1944, concerning Bolshevic Atrocity Propaganda. Vol. III, Pg. 791

*1117-PS; Goering Order, 1 May 1941 concerning establishment of Einsatzstab Rosenberg in all Occupied Territories. (USA 384) Vol. III, Pg. 793

1118-PS; Letter from Roseberg to Goering, 18 June 1942, and related correspondence. Vol. III, Pg. 793

*1233-PS; Printed catalog undated, concerning secured objects of art in the Government General (Poland). (USA 377) Vool. III, Pg. 850.

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*1600-PS; Bormann correspondence, 1940-1941, concerning confiscation of religious art treasures. (USA 690) Vol. IV, Pg. 128

*1709-PS; Report of Special Delegate for art seizures, July 1943. (USA 378) Vol. IV, Pg. 211

*1773-PS; Decree on sequestration of property of former Polish State in the General Government, 15 November 1939, published in The Law of the General Government, pp. E810, E845, E846. (USA 376) Vol. IV, Pg. 346

*2523-PS; Account of conversation between Goering and Bunjes. (USA 783) Vol. V, Pg. 258

*3042-PS; Affidavit of Dr. Kajetan Muehlmann, 19 November 1945. (USA 375) Vol. V, Pg. 754

3766-PS; Report prepared by the German Army in France 1942 concerning removal of French art objects through the German Embassy and the Einsatzstab Rosenberg in France. Vol. VI, Pg. 646

3814-PS; Correspondence between Hans Frank, Lammers and various witnesses to the conduct of Frank, February 1945. Vol. VI, Pg. 739

*L-188; Report of 8 August 1944, on confiscation up to 31 July 1944. (USA 386). Vol. VII, Pg. 739.

R-143; Himmler decree, 1 December 1939, concerning procedure for confiscation of works of art, archives, and documents. Vol. VIII, Pg. 246

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