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89 April 1948
KiLrcARf government stotioh ;,
mtT iTTTWi >aTI ^epofiS
rollons V-teretlOT of S.^?!L
of LandNberg (03iy04S ~~/M0 Q ByoW. it w»B found
Bazi Dachau rris^Concrntratlw at^ ay^ ^ our t*oop*
ns r,iade to teGtroy thorny taking anllablo vslurt-
prevented tUc to a ordered victims «tc,
le records of Inna toe, Vodiee of sterveafflaefa of this section
Borne Of tho liuaatae irospo repgrefl hy others to IP centers
to Civilian Hospital* ahdh?^® nre found
in Sahwabmcnehnn. and^^tatirts ->f Lanteberg was partially dc-
by fire, another on the oataio-rts . 8e*i*n of human alsery.
eWod h7 flro* contslnlng eoae pltlful^ camp. Smergwaey
Over two thousand lraaatea w?re.“”^r-trretad to properly care for
food was provided and. ’l^atad lytoE about. Jbere
the CO.T?. Ik hath ea*>e thm 0Blle4 m to mate Inspection
wac ovldenco of typhus and ®0ntrol thle situation. 8-6
control saying that they had Juris-
Ocpt Stephens, HOC CO-A. eet up M8 66
wtc liberated there, and 8803 Junior Offloors.
1E2 Lt Colonels, c«.o Majors,6 Sn-iiah, Belgian and Italia*
Also in the core were "«■$,,the 08 of the cat* «n*
Officers and B&.^^fL^^+ in^lOTdon he notified. Weapons
rcqueste£ that his Gote xvmcnt in London for loc>1 aaturltjr.
collected fro.;: the Gor ione wcre ^lvere^ nnc#pegry fooA stuffs.
The Bli of liurnau was instructed t Polish Oomamder Of
Medical supplies, blankets end ^ '- “jooo had swoll«n to
to* Coup, feu-tutu with a explained to Oen.
^ro^tflea^^^nntll evacuation was begun by
m set £ to DIKED®, SAM LAHD6BSRG and WSEUHSW.
now area closing atlTOO,
htward m skiller
Lt Col, Infantry
Chi of mirror Offloor
KgjaxjaAETKas 19th aihresd ditcbxon
APO S6B, Amy
HEADQUARTERS 12TH ARMORED DIVISION
APO 262, IT. S,. Amy
26 May 1945
SUBJECT :. Unit History
HSADQUARTER8 12TH'ARMORED DIVISION
APO 268, U,- 8. Amy
it Muman, Germany
• X Hay 1946
military government section
DAILY JOURNAL AND RIgORT
Col Selller accompanied Maj 'General Allen and Ool 8ymrosld,,
G-8 12th AD, to call on General Ronnie 1 and all the officers
of the Polish PW liberated cans? at Mumsu. The matterB of their
liberation, repatriation, food and medical supply, discipline,
furnishing of arms, of sending General Rommel and accompanying
aids to London to consult Polish Government representatives
were discussed and ageed upon.
An elaborate high fwjuency radio equipmen laboratory was dis-
covered In the castle of Count Rudolf von Bprote, who was living
there as a refugee from the bombings of Berlin. The castle .
contained Dutch works of art including a Rembrandt, which might
have been part of the loot from occupied countries. The count
said that, he owned the place and the palntinge. It was agreed
with Maj Durham, CMOO 36th Inf Div that the place should be
guarded, particularly as also German propaganda material was
found. G-5 of XXI Corps was notified and recommended that
.the guard would be relieved as soon as possible and an Inspection
made of the contents of the caBtle.
G-5 XXI Corps was also notified of 1000 Jews, who had been formal-
ly inmates of the concentration camp at IFFELDORF and who
were In starving condition. They were looting the town and
danger existed of Bpreading typhus. Maj Durham and Col agrred
on the temporary handling of the situation and requested DP Dot
and Security troops to take over.
MG established at 8INDKLSD0HF and BICHEL by Lt Daughters, MOO
OC-B. MG set up in BAD HEILBRUNN by Oapt Harvey, MOO CO-R.
No unusual rroblens encountered in either town.
About 200 French Ex POWs and DP's organized to WKILHBIM and the BM
instructed to provide shelter and food.
i Sec. 3.3
REWARD P 8EILLKR
Lt Ool, Infantry
Chief Mil Got Officer
HEADQUARTERS 12TE ARMORED DIVISION
APO’ 262, U. 8. Army
J : SO April 1946
MILITARY G0YSHJ0C3JT BBCTION i.
Pally Journal Ronopt - y
Upon direction of ^MOTAEW^OT
collected up igyproximately Bodiee of the taxrdered riatima*
and LAHDSBERG araand showed them the bo^ea Bald ttey were
and what condltton preroiled eonditions in these camps I that
horrified and did not taowbc^wn. It
the Germans never let the condition* xa BUrroundtos country
SSS *8v* - ~
lice force from Trench POWs. «WgBi[JBWL Goruana to retreat.
Kt km. mwm* »*, *° “““ *° “
billeting Div Hci CP end handle UG matters. 8octlm with Div
Bq dosing there at 0900.
EDWARD F SEILLES
Lt Ool, Infantry
Chief Mil Gov Officer
MILITARY GOVERNMENT SECTION
■DAILY JOURNAL AND REPORT
2 May 1945
A Mil Gov Det, headed by Capt Thompson reported to Ool Seillar
to take over MG matters in Mumau. The present BM of Mumau
was found not to be very reliable and efforts were made to re-
place him with a new BM. The Situation of the Polish Ex PoW'e
and other United Nations DP's was improved. A house belonging to
a family named Feuchtmayer, reputed curator of Museum in Berlin,
was uncovered containing collection of paintings all carefully
inventoried and identified. 0-5 of XXI Corps notified and recom-
mended to send Fine Arts Officer and to arrange for guard.
18 guards of the large Hydro-Electric Plant near Walchensee,
who had been taken Into custody as PWs, were screened by CIO «nd
returned to power installation.
3 May 1945
Col Selller made inspection of town and found that MG matters were
well in hand.
MO set up. in the tome of BAD AIBLXNG, BRANHENBURG, LANGERRINGEN
and BSNEDICTB3UERN. Lt Daughters, MGO CC-B, issued passes to
doctor end priest of BEN5DICTBEUERN after having these persons
screened by CIC.
Sgt Feld of the section accompanied Maj Summers from Mumau to
REDENFELDNN to assist in billeting of Adv CP and to handle MG
It Col, infantry
Chief Mil Gov Offioer
HEADQUARTERS 12TH ARMORED DIVISION
APO 268, 4T. B. Amor
G-3 (Information and Education)
1. Herwlth Military Government Section Dally Journal and
Reports from 1 May to 11 May 1945.
EDWARD F SEXLLER
Lt Col Infantry
Chief Mil Gov't Officer
" " Mumau, Germany
** 4 May 1946
MILITARY GOVERNMENT SECTION
bATjr.v ^nriRRAI AND REPORT /
Inspected and investigated case of German Non-Conmlealoned
officer murdering his wife and two children end then committing
suicide in the vicinity of Division Headquarters. Weapon used, and
information obtained regarding the c&Be delivered to BM with inotmo-
tion c to continue investigation and bury the dead.
Major HarriB.MGO, 101st Cav Grp. reportB the location of a
large supply of Wehrmacht food which was inventoried and reported.
The netting-up of a DP camp at the site of the alrport(Bad Albllng)
which has at. present qjiite a few fighters and bombers many apparently
undamaged, still parked on the field. Estimate of planes would be
approximately a few dozen. At Bad Heilbrunn a small but highly com-
plete and well equipped machine shop for small precision parts operated
by a concern which makes Compur Photographic Shutters. '•‘i;'
5 May 1945
MG set up in the towns of 0B3R A. D UNTER FLINCHBACH. The Posting
of Proclamations was impossible so Burgermeister had notices typed
for posting. Lt Daughters, MGO COB also reports the issuing of
pass to chief Gendarme in Benedictsbeuem. Supervised the completion,
of a laundry system for Headquarters CCB.
MG also established in HUHPOLDING and first report submitted by
Major Harris,MGO, 101st Oav Grp..
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