Ernst Fraenkel - Deprivation of German Citizenship

Secret state police (Gestapo) file on the removal of Ernst Fraenkel's German citizenship.



After leaving Germany in 1938 for the United Kingdom and later the United States, Ernst Fraenkel’s German citizenship was withdrawn. From 1940 to 1944, when he became an American citizen, Fraenkel was stateless. This document, followed by its English translation, is the first page of the secret state police (Gestapo) file on the removal of Fraenkel’s German citizenship.