GESTAPO


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GESTAPOGeheime Staatspolizei (Nazi German Secret State Police)
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Dams and Stolle stress that the Gestapo was neither "all-knowing" nor "all-powerful" (57).
Chapter four explains how new "mixed-race" functionaries were appointed, now called intermediaries, who monitored the mischlinge (mixed-race) population for the Gestapo, distributed ordinances, and eventually arranged for their deportations.
His address on the death notice was given as the Gestapo HQ.
A copy of the letter Himmler sent to the Gestapo in Dusseldorf was given to him.
Maria Altmann was a 21-year-old newlywed when the Gestapo seized her husband, Fritz, and sent him to the Dachau concentration camp in an effort to force his brother to turn over a textile factory.
After the Gestapo wreck the Jakoby's apartment, Raf's father is imprisoned, and Raf and his mother are forced to move.
Part of the collection includes nearly 2,000 letters from or to prisoners in Dachau, Buchenwald, and Auschwitz, as well as from Gestapo prisons and POW camps.
CDATA[ The former Nazi Gestapo and SS headquarters will reopen as a museum with proof of the Nazi death machine, evidence against Holocaust deniers.
But also in use was the term SS Sonderkommando and this term referred to the Gestapo troops who carried out the actual killings.
After the first such operation, called an Aktion, the surviving Jews were forced to reimburse the Gestapo for the ammunition used to kill their friends and families.
In a March 4 article in the PA sponsored newspaper, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Editor-in-Chief Hafez Barghuthi equated Western institutions with the Gestapo of Hitler's Third Reich.