In the summer of 1937 Oberländer formulated a "divide and conquer" strategy for Poland.
Within Poland, ethnic groups were to be directed into fighting with each other in order to prepare ground for German rule.
The Poles were to be steered away from opposing Germans and guided into confrontation with Russians
Oberländer additionally called for elimination of "assimiliated Jewry" which in his view carried "communist ideas".
Polish peasants were to be "taught" that they benefit from German "law".
In order to win over Poles for the side of German hegemony
, Oberländer proposed that they share in theft of Jewish property.
Around 3,5 million Polish Jews and 1,5 million people who were considered "assimilated Jews" were to be deprived of all of their rights.
He is considered by some historians to be among the academics who laid the intellectual foundation for Final Solution