ADOLF HITLER (1889 - 1945) Fuhrer of Germany and Nazi Party leader, Hitler's bloody rise to power, his military seizure of most of Europe and North Africa and his genocidal racial policies culminated in suicide in his Berlin bunker as Russian troops approached. Very rare and important typed D.S., 2pp. 4to., Stuttgart, Apr. 1, 1938, enacting an 'Enabling Law'. In full: Law about the extension of the term of office of Confidence Councils ['Vertrauensrate']. Dated 1. April 1938. The Reich government has passed the following law, which is hereby promulgated: The term of office of the current members of the Confidence Council (Section 5 of the Act on the Order of National Work, Section 3 of the Act on the Order of Work in Public Administrations and Companies) will be extended until further notice. A renewed taking of the solemn oath according to Sec. 10 of the law for the regulation of the National Work and Sec. 8 the laws regulating work in public administrations and companies does not hold effect...' Signed by Hitler as 'Fuhrer und Reichskanzler' at conclusion. Also signed by: FRANZ SELDTE (1882-1947), Nazi Reichsminister of Labor and Gauleiter of Moselland, indicted at Nuremberg but died before the trial commenced; WALTHER FUNK (1890-1960), Nazi Minister of Economics who confiscated goods of imprisoned Jews to the Reichsbank via Himmler. Sentenced to life imprisonment; and WILHELM FRICK (1877-1946), Nazi Minister of the Interior, author of the Nuremberg Laws. Hanged at Nuremburg for his crimes. Blind-embossed seal at center, folds, near fine. Laws signed by Hitler are of the greatest rarity.

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