Memo from Lieutenant Colonel Tilling regarding the availability of Hanns
Lieutenant Colonel Tilling’s memo regarding the availability of Hanns, January 1946.
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Lieutenant Colonel Tilling’s memo regarding the availability of Hanns, 1946. In January 1946, shortly after capturing Gustav Simon, Hanns hitched a ride on a series of military trucks from Belsen to London, where he proposed to his girlfriend, Ann Graetz. Back in Germany Hanns' superiors were drumming their fingers, desperate for their lead investigator to return.
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