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Donovan Nuremberg Trials Collection

Nuremberg trial transcripts and documents from the Collection of General William J. Donovan

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Volume 009
Subdivision Subdivision 16 / Prisoners of War and Concentration Camps
Part Not applicable
Section 16.05 (Schaub report)
Title Experience Report of Concentration Camp Inhabitant Olga Schaub
Pages 6
Pages Supplemental None
Date 1945-10-07
Language English; the translator's name is not given.
Author Olga Schaub
Witness Olga Schaub
Other Names Julius Schaub; Hitler; Jeanette Madlon; Mr. Grodcieczkie; Julian Brigeowicz; Himmler; Wolff; Professor Gebhardt; Dr. Fischer; Dr. Oberheuser; Dr. Grabhorn
Other Dates 2 January 1945
Abstract This document is a sworn first-person account by Olga Schaub, former actress and half-sister of SS Obergruppenfuehrer Julius Schaub, of her sixteen-month detention in the women's concentration camp at Ravensbrueck. The account includes Schaub's descriptions of medical experiments, death threats, living conditions, executions, and other forms of killing. This document is a typewritten carbon copy of excellent to good quality on slightly browning legal size paper in generally good condition.
Keywords Concentration camps; Ravensbrueck; Lublin; Gas chambers; Atrocities; Medical experiments; Persecution of Jews; Crimes Against Humanity; Infectious disease; SS; Surveillance