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Lot 165:


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German broadside informing the citizens of Bohemia and Moravia about the confiscation of assets and death sentences of the citizens who violated the regulations of the Reich Protector in Bohemia and Moravia. These people include Army General D. Josef Bily and Division General R. Hugo Vojita who were accused of high treason, Alois Trnecka and Rudolf Pospisil, accused of sabotage, as well as Ladislaus Kumyak and Wenzel Franc from Prague who were to be executed due to their deliberate unlawful weapon possession. These sentences were carried out by a firing squad. The poster is dated September 28, 1941, printed on red paper in two languages, German and Czech, approx. 24 x 18 inches, and signed in print by Reinhard Heydrich (1904 – 1942), Nazi Deputy Protector of Bomehia and Moravia and the main architect of the Holocaust.