JOSEF MENGELE AND IRENE MENGELE SIGNED DOCUMENT
This is a one page document signed by Josef and Irene Mengele. Before marrying an SS officer, Irene Schoenbein had to attend lectures about Motherhood organized by the Party. She missed those lectures, so she was sent a letter by Dr. Schwarzweller to attend lot later than Fall of 1939 (she married Josef in July 1939). If the lecture was not successful, further seminars would have to be attended. Irene and Josef had to sign this letter in April 1939. Letter is signed by Mengele, Dr. Schwarzweller, and Irene Schoenbein (later Mrs. Mengele).
A rare chance to get both of these signatures.The document has been folded in the center, and has a 1.5 inch separation along the fold which does not affect the signatures except part of the "W" in the doctor's signature. I will include a translation of the document that was dictated to me by the person I purchased the document from, who was a member of the Hitler Youth during the war.
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Josef Mengele ([ˈjoːzɛf ˈmɛŋələ] (listen); 16 March 1911 – 7 February 1979), also known as the Angel of Death (German: Todesengel) and the White Angel (German: der Weisse Engel or Weißer Engel), was a German Schutzstaffel (SS) officer and physician during World War II. He is mainly remembered for his actions at the Auschwitz concentration camp, where he performed deadly experiments on prisoners and was a member of the team of doctors who selected victims to be killed in the gas chambers.[a] With Red Army troops sweeping through Poland, Mengele was transferred 280 kilometers (170 mi) from Auschwitz to the Gross-Rosen concentration camp on 17 January 1945, just 10 days before the arrival of the Soviet forces at Auschwitz.
Before the war, Mengele had received doctorates in anthropology and medicine, and began a career as a researcher. He joined the Nazi Party in 1937 and the SS in 1938. He was assigned as a battalion medical officer at the start of World War II, then transferred to the Nazi concentration camps service in early 1943 and assigned to Auschwitz, where he saw the opportunity to conduct genetic research on human subjects. His experiments focused primarily on twins, with little or no regard for the health or safety of the victims.
After the war, Mengele fled to South America. He sailed to Argentina in July 1949, assisted by a network of former SS members. He initially lived in and around Buenos Aires, then fled to Paraguay in 1959 and Brazil in 1960, all the while being sought by West Germany, Israel, and Nazi hunters such as Simon Wiesenthal, who wanted to bring him to trial. Mengele eluded capture in spite of extradition requests by the West German government and clandestine operations by the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad. He drowned in 1979 after suffering a stroke while swimming off the coast of Bertioga, and was buried under the false name of Wolfgang Gerhard. His remains were disinterred and positively identified by forensic examination in 1985.
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