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Volume 006
Subdivision Subdivision 12 / Legal Changes in Germany
Part Not applicable
Section 12.05 (R & A 3093, Nazi real property law)
Title R & A No. 3093 / Nazi Changes in the Law of Real Property / Office of Strategic Services / Research and Analysis Branch / RESTRICTED
Pages 36
Pages Supplemental With the following breakdown: Title (1p.), unnumbered; Table of Contents (1p.), unnumbered; text of the report proper (34pp.), 1-34.
Date 1945-06-17
Language English, with some parenthetical and/or underlined German.
Author The author's name is not given.
Witness Not applicable
Other Names Not applicable
Other Dates 24 February 1920; 8 December 1931; 18 March 1933; 27 March 1933; 26 May 1933; 1 June 1933; 14 July 1933; 29 September 1933; 13 December 1933; 20 December 1933; 28 September 1934; 24 January 1935; 26 June 1935; 31 July 1935; 18 October 1935; 13 December 1935; 26 June 1936; 2 July 1936; 21 December 1936; 26 January 1937; 27 May 1937; 9 November 1937; 9 December 1937; 18 March 1938; 17 August 1938; 3 September 1940; 28 September 1940; 8 October 1940
Abstract The title page of this R & A report bears the following description: "This study sets out the basic principles of the German law of real property, as contained in Book III of the German Civil Code, and discusses the changes in Book III during the Nazi regime." The document is a typewritten copy of good legibility on paper that is very brown and fragile. The text of the report proper is printed on both sides of each page, and each page is marked "RESTRICTED." Two copies of pp.25-26 are bound consecutively into the document.
Keywords Real Property law; Real Property rights; Possession; Abstract nature of real transactions; Transfer; Agricultural property; Nazi theory; "Peasant's estate"; Jews; Confiscation; Peasant's Estate Act; Eminent Domain; Small Garden Plots