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Communication from Nazi SS Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler to the Ahnenerbe (an institute founded Himmler and others whose purpose was to research the archaeological and cultural history of the ‘Aryan’ race and later, the occult as well). This institute had been moved to the village of Waischenfeld in Bavaria in 1943 to escape Allied bombing.
From the Reichsführer, Field Command, 29 February 1944. To the Ahnenerbe, Waischenfeld.
If I remember correctly, Prof. Tratz's research shows that application of sea squill (Scylla) is one of the best means of combating rats.
I ask to be connected with SS-Obergruppenführer Wolff in Italy and to find a way to manage to import large quantities of sea squill to Germany. I am requesting notification whether this is possible and what quantity is in question.
[Signed:] H. Himmler
Drzewieniecki Collections, Fronczack Room
Heinrich Himmler, Nazi Documents, Pest Control, Eduard Paul Tratz
Himmler, Heinrich, "Letter from Heinrich Himmler" (1944). World War II Documents of Special Interest. 3.