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Germany -- History -- 1933-1945

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Margarete Adler certificates

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306836]
Identifier: MSS SC 916
Scope and Contents

Two certificates. One is a 1939 commendation for her participation in a competition to produce "iron and metal." The other certifies that she is a citizen of Germany living in Würzburg and was issued in 1944. This document was for "internal use" and was probably used for identification purposes.

Dates: 1939-1944

John R. Halliday memoirs

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328533]
Identifier: MSS SC 2963
Scope and Contents

Includes a two-page vita, and recollections of the author's ancestors, family and youth; professional life; church activities; and hobbies. He served a Latter-day Saint mission in Germany, 1931-1933; studied music at the State Academy of Music in Berlin, Germany, 1933-1934; and worked in the Department of Music at Brigham Young University, 1936-1938 and again beginning in 1942. Material was dictated by John R. Halliday in June 1971, and later transcribed.

Dates: 1971

Helmuth Hübener papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230364439]
Identifier: MSS 1840
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of correspondence, notes, testimonies, handbills, and minutes. The materials relate to Hubener's trial for treason against the state and to Hubener's views on Germany, the Nazi Party, and World War II. Also included are materials from Hubener's parents and anti-Nazi handbills he distributed.

Dates: 1942

Roger P. Minert papers

Identifier: MSS 8956
Scope and Contents Contains autobiographical writings, diaries, and audiocassette recordings and transcripts of oral histories with German members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints living in Germany and Austria during World War II. Materials were collected by Roger P. Minert between approximately 2000 and 2011 as he was researching and writing two books, "In Harm's Way," and "Under the Gun," both detailing the lives of German Latter-Day Saints prior to and during the War. Also contains scanned...
Dates: approximately 2000-2011

Wilhelm Ohnesorge birthday card and telegrams

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232480696]
Identifier: MSS 2458
Scope and Contents

Portfolio of six telegrams and birthday cards addressed to Ohnesorge celebrating his 70th birthday in 1942. Items include drawings of German scenes, including images of ships, landscapes, and Adolf Hitler.

Dates: 1941-1944

Oral histories, approximately 2000-2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8956 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains audiocassette recordings of German members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints speaking about their lives, especially the period occuring during World War II, as compiled by Roger P. Minert. The histories were collected mostly through personal or telephone interviews between Roger and the member in either Utah or Germany. Materials created approximately 2000 to 2011.

Dates: approximately 2000-2011

David Prine papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1827
Scope and Contents Sketches of the layout of Adolph Hitler's retreat at Berchtesgaden, certificates, newspaper clippings, German postage stamps depicting Adolph Hitler, and a map of the United States Army's 13th Armored Division depicting its movements through France and Germany from 1944 to 1945. Also included are microfilmed copies of the materials in the collection including the photographs transferred to photoarchives. Also with the collection is a small Nazi flag, a certificate making Hitler and...
Dates: 1933-1951

Some factors contributing to the forming of public opinion in Nazi Germany

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315068]
Identifier: MSS SC 1728
Scope and Contents

Two typewritten booklets. One of these items talks about some of the reasons for the success of Nazi propaganda in Germany. The other item contains inormation concerning materials for teaching the subject of National Socialism in Germany in secondary schools.

Dates: 1934

Johann Uhl portrait drawing

 File — Oversize 1: [Barcode: 31197231190478]
Identifier: MSS 1698
Scope and Contents

Portrait of Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) done in colored pencil. The portrait has the words, "Ehrenbuergerurkunde Bergen Chiemgau fuer Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler." The item has a seal attached and makes Hitler an honorary citizen probably of Bergen bei Traunstein when Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933. The portrait depicts Hitler in a Bavarian peasant costume, looking stern, and holding his right hand up.

Dates: 1933

West German Mission, approximately 2000-2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8956 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains autobiographical writings and diaries of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who lived in West Germany before and during World War II. Also contains transcripts of interviews conducted by Roger Minert with these members between approximately 2000 and 2011. All materials written and collected in preparation for the publishing of Minert's books on the subject.

Dates: approximately 2000-2011