the Atonement Fee for Jews of German Citizenship
November 12, 1938.
hostile position of Jewry towards the German people and Reich,
which does not even shrink from cowardly murder, demands decisive
defense and harsh atonement.
therefore order on the basis of the Decree for the Implementation
of the Four Year Plan of October 18, 1936, (Reichsgesetzblatt
I, p. 887) the following:
payment of a 1,000,000,000 RM fine to the German Reich will be
imposed upon the Jews of German citizenship in their entirety.
implementation regulations will be issued by the Reich Finance
Minister in consultation with the participating Reich Ministers.
November 12, 1938
Plenipotentiary for the Four Year Plan