Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression Volume IV
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Secret Police Office, Reich Security Head Office. IV C 2-5719/4540/43 g

Berlin SW 11 Prinz Albrecht Strasse 8.19 January 1944

Warrant for "Protective Custody"
Christian Name & Surname: James, Cook Steele.
Date and Place of birth: 29.20.1918 at Malseta, S.Rhodesia
Occupation: Warrant Officer
M or S: Married
Nationality: British Subject
Race (to be stated in case of non-Aryans)
Address: Gresham Farm Marandellas, S.Rhodesia is being taken in protective custody.

It has been established by the State Police that he/she endangers the existence and the security of the people and the state by his/her conduct, in that he/she has been proved to be guilty of activities to the detriment of the German Reich and there is reason to suspect that he would, if released, commit acts prejudicial to the interests of the Reich.

received 23.1.44. 1400 hrs
(Sgd) Dr. Kaltenbrunner
Certified correct: (sgd) Kriminalrat

Steele should not know of the existence of this warrant [written in pencil; illegible initials follow].
Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression Volume IV
Office of the United States Chief Counsel for Prosecution of Axis Criminality
Washington, DC : United States Government Printing Office, 1946

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