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Jürgen Stroop

Template:Stroop Report

Title German: Es gibt keinen jüdischen Wohnbezirk in Warschau mehr!
The Jewish Quarter of Warsaw is No More!


Deutsch: Niederschlagung des Aufstandes im Warschauer Ghetto. Foto von Jürgen Stroop in einem Bericht an Heinrich Himmler vom Mai 1943.
English: Stroop Report: a report written by Jürgen Stroop for Heinrich Himmler about liquidation of Warsaw Ghetto in May 1943.
Polski: Raport Stroopa: raport z maja 1943, napisany przez Jürgena Stroopa do Heinricha Himmlera na temat likwidacji getta warszawskiego.
עברית: דו"ח סטרופ, נכתב על ידי יורגן סטרופ להיינריך הימלר על דיכוי המרד בגטו ורשה במאי 1943
NARA copy:
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National Archives and Records Administration
Native name National Archives and Records Administration
Location Washington, D.C. (headquarters), and many regional facilities and presidential libraries nationwide in the USA
Coordinates 38° 53′ 34″ N, 77° 01′ 23″ W Link to OpenStreetMap Link to Google Maps
Established 1934
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Warsaw copy:
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Institute of National Remembrance
Native name Instytut Pamięci Narodowej - Komisja Ścigania Zbrodni przeciwko Narodowi Polskiemu
Location Towarowa 28, Warsaw
Coordinates 52° 13′ 52″ N, 20° 59′ 06″ E Link to OpenStreetMap Link to Google Maps
Established 1999
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Accession number
  • Warsaw copy: Source Record ID: 238-IMT-1061PS-Box 21-22
  • NARA copy: Source Record ID: 4/202z-Inv.4498
Dimensions Height: 30 cm (11.8 in); Width: 22 cm (8.6 in)
Object history
  • 1943: Three leather bound albums were created for Heinrich Himmler, Friedrich Krueger and Jürgen Stroop, and one unbound file copy of the report (das Konzept) remained in Warsaw, in the care of Chief of Staff Jesuiter.[1]
  • 1945: According to statement given in 1945 by Stroop's adjutant Karl Kaleshke, to US authorities in Wiesbaden, he ordered Stroops copy of the report burnt with other secret documents in Burg Kranzberg.[2]
  • 1945: After the war only two of the four copies were discovered, those belonging to Himler and Jesuiter.[3] Himler's copy went to Seventh Army Intelligence Center (SAIC) and Jesuiter's to Military Intelligence Research Section (MIRS) in London.[2] Several sources stated that German Bundesarchiv also had a copy in Koblenz.[4][5][3] However, in reply to inquiries by Richard Raskin, Bundesarchiv stated that third copy of report was never in their possession.[1]
  • : Both copies were exhibited at the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg in November 1945, sharing the document number 1061-PS, and used in the trial as “US Exhibit 275”.[1]
  • 1947: Both copies were used at International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg in the trial of Oswald Pohl as exhibit 503.
  • : Himler/SAIC copy of the Stroop report and Katzmann Report were handed over by Fred Niebergal, head of Office of Chief of Counsel for War Crimes – OCCWC, to Bernard Acht, head of Polish Military Mission in Nuremberg.[2]
  • 1948: Jesuiter/MIRS copy of the report went to National Archives (NARA) in Washington, D.C., where it remains.[1]
  • : The Warsaw (Himler/SAIC) copy of the report was used in Jürgen Stroop trial at Warsaw Criminal District Court,[3] and transferred afterwards to KC PZPR archive.[2]
  • 1952: The Warsaw copy is transferred to "Główna Komisja Badania Zbrodni Hitlerowskich w Polsce" and it successor Instytut Pamięci Narodowej – Komisja Ścigania Zbrodni przeciwko Narodowi Polskiemu where it remains. [2]

Text of the report and the photographs can be found at:

  1. a b c d Richard Raskin () A Child at Gunpoint: A Case Study in the Life of a Photo, Aarhus University Press (Segments of the book were quoted online here)
  2. a b c d e Tomasz Stempowski (March 17, 2013). Zdjęcia z powstania w getcie. Retrieved on October 8, 2013.
  3. a b c Jürgen Stroop () Andrzej Żbikowski , ed. Żydowska dzielnica mieszkaniowa w Warszawie już nie istnieje! / Es gibt keinen jüdischen Wohnbezirk in Warschau mehr!, Warsaw: Instytut Pamięci Narodowej, Żydowski Instytut Historyczny, pp. 10-18
  4. Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  5. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum[dead link]