SIEGNITZ drawing 1361 of 14/10/1942
(Holzliste 659 u. 660) — (Timber
lists 659 and 660)
Einäscherungsanlage im KGL Auschwitz
Binderquerschnitt, Lamellendach über Schleuse bzw.
Aufenthaltsraum, Draufsicht, Binderschnitt A-B,
Cremation installation in the Auschwitz
Main beam cross-section, Lamellate roof over air
and prisoners' rest room, Plan view, Main beam
A-B, Section C-D
[Drawing received by the
containing 14 rather pale blueprints of known drawings. Those
an asterisk are clearer and more legible than the originals.
The list is as
1. Bauleitung 1678
2. Bauleitung 1678
3. Bauleitung 936
4. Bauleitung 932
5. Bauleitung 2136
7. Bauleitung 2036
8. Bauleitung 2197
10. Bauleitung 1678
1 l. Huta 109/15
12. Huta 109/16a
13. Huta 109/13a
14. Huta 109/14a
Kr III *
Kr IV *
Kr II *
Kr II (Bauleitung 932)*
Kr II (Bauleitung 933-934)
Kr III (?)
containing documents other than drawings
[Microfilm 1322] 15 pages.
Correspondence on the Birkenau Krematorien.
Letters exchanged between the Bauleitung and Messrs
Topf & Sons of Erfurt.
Page 15 lists the drawings
produced for the construction of
Krematorium II (and III)
by Huta of Kattowitz.
Correspondence on the four Birkenau Krematorien.
Pages 1-20: Huta
estimates for the shell of Krematorium II,
corrections by the Bauleitung.
Page 21 is the Bauleitung's acceptance of
13th July 1942
of the Huta tender for the shell of the
new Krematorium (II)
for the sum of 133,756.65 RM (page
22). In fact two mirror
image buildings were constructed
(Kr II and III).
Pages 23 and 24 are concerned with the damp-proofing of
the building (subcontracted by Huta to Vedag of
Pages 25-51 are estimates for work done by Huta on
Kr II and III.
Pages 52-58 are construction contracts
for the chimneys of Krematorien IV and V between the
Messrs Robert Koehler of Myslowitz.
Pages 59-62: correspondence between the Bauleitung and
Messrs Konrad Siegnitz of Beuthen on the roof of the
future Kr IV.
Page 63 is concerned with an order of
16th February 1944
for 2 bottles of acetylene gas from
Industriegaswerke, delivered on 18th [and
which have nothing
to do with the Krematorien!].
||[Microfilm 130] 41 pages.
Correspondence on the Birkenau
Krematorien and camp.
Photographs of documents seized by
the Soviets in 1945:
letters exchanged between the
Bauleitung and Topf
concerning the Krematorien. Several
of the texts are in
Russian, having been somewhat roughly
The Topf letter of 7th July 1943 concerning the furnaces for
Krematorien IV and V mentions their genesis and price and
the "Mogilev Contract"
Some of these
documents, preserved in the "October Revolution"
State Archives in Moscow, are to be found on microfilm M
of the Warsaw Central Commission for the investigation
Hitlerite crimes in Poland.
||[Microfilm 1256] 145 pages.
Timesheets concerning the
construction of Krematorien IV and V:
shells by Messrs
Riedel & Son of Bielitz;
chimneys by Messrs Robert
drainage by Messrs Karl Falck of Gleiwitz;
some work on the furnaces was done by Messrs
Josef Kluge of Alt-Gleiwitz.
The Riedel & Son
timesheet for Krematorium IV for 28th February 1943 (page
73) has the entry "Fit gas-tight shutters" and that for
2nd March (page 68) "Floor to be covered with hard fill,
tamped down and concreted in gas chambers."
||[Microfilm 1257] 66 pages.
Timesheets for work done by Messrs
Page 1 concerns one week's work on Kr II in December 1943.
Pages 2-53 concern work on Krematorien IV and V from
1st February to 22nd March 1943.
Pages 54-66 concern
worksite BW 45 [Hauptinsgemein]
in the women's camp
of BA.] and BA.III of the POW
camp and have nothing to do
with the Krematorien.
||[Microfilm 1255] 97 pages.
Correspondence exchanged between the
and Vedag concerning the damp-proofing
II and III carried out by Vedag.
Pages1-85: damp-proofing of Krematorien II and III.
Pages 86-97: Huta
static calculations for Krematorium II.
||[Microfilm 1258] 416 pages.
(metalworking shop) file.
Bauleitung orders issued in
1943-44 for equipment from
the Auschwitz DAW metalworking
shop. Only a small
percentage of these orders concern the
Correspondence exchanged between the Bauleitung and
Messrs Konrad Siegnitz concerning the roofs of the four
In this file there is mention of an
"Abfertigungshalle für Transporte /
hall for transports," [BW 48] at the beginning of June
1944 ("Hungarian Action")
Correspondence exchanged between the Bauleitung and Huta
concerning the cost of the shells of Krematorien II and
The last three pages are letters from the Bauleitung to the
WVHA-SS in Berlin concerning the "new
Krematorium" (the future Krematorium II).
Timesheets concerning drainage work carried out by Messrs
Triton of Kattowitz for Krematorien III and
Pages 2-8: Summaries for 2nd to 9th June of work done on
Kr IV, BW 30b;
Pages 10-20: Timesheets for 2nd to 13th
Kr III, BW 30a
||[Microfilm 1060] 116 pages.
"Krematorium II u. III/BW 30
u. 30a, Schriftwechsel"
Correspondence on the genesis and construction
Krematorien II and III.