The U.S. State Department authorizes its consul in
Marseilles to issue Ludwig and Alice Klein with immigration visas. The good
news is too late for the Kleins; they were deported to Auschwitz ten weeks
Department of State
In reply refer to
VD 811.111 Klein, Ludwig
The Honorable Walter G. Andrews, House of Representatives.
With reference to your interest in the visa case of Mr. Ludwig Klein and his wife, Alice, I take pleasure in informing you that after further consideration of the case in the light of existing conditions, the Department has given renewed advisory approval to the appropriate American officer at Marseille for the issuance of immigration visas to the applicants. Notification of this action has been transmitted by telegraph.
Very truly yours,
Chief, Visa Division
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