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Volume 008
Subdivision Subdivision 15 / Forced Labor
Part Not applicable
Section 15.02 contd (Sauckel interrogation 13 Sept. 1945)
Title Witness: Sauckel / Office of U.S. Chief of Counsel for the Prosecution of Axis Criminality / Document Room Interrogation Analysis Analysis
Pages 1
Pages Supplemental None
Date 1945-09-13
Language English
Author John Monigan, Major
Witness Fritz Sauckel
Other Names Speer
Other Dates None
Abstract This document is a summary of the interrogation of the witness conducted on the noted date. The subject is Speer's position as President of the Central Panning Department and its attendant responsibilities, particularly the task of supplying foreign laborers to meet the demands of the German war economy. Sauckel was delegated to procure such laborers through the military governors of occupied territories. This document is a typewritten copy of adequate quality on very brown and brittle paper.
Keywords Deportation; Forced labor; Foreign workers; Armament production; Armaments industry; Occupied territories; Skilled workers; France; Belgium