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  The Gestapo
Later in 1936, the Gestapo was merged with the Kriminalpolizei (or “Kripo,” German for Criminal Police).
The army units within the Gestapo were taught many torture techniques, and were also taught many of the practices that German doctors in Dachau tested on the inmates of concentration camps.
The Gestapo, during its tenure, operated without any restrictions by civil authority, meaning that its members could not be tried for any of their police practices.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Holocaust/Gestapo.html   (342 words)

 GESTAPO - German Intelligence Agencies
The GESTAPO was founded in April 1933 by Goering to serve as a political police force in Prussia.
The GESTAPO was one of the primary agencies for the persecution of the Jews.
The great power of the GESTAPO was "Schutzhaft" -- the power to imprison people without judicial proceedings on the theory of "protective custody." This power was based upon the law of 28 February 1933 which suspended the clauses of the Weimar Constitution guaranteeing civil liberties to the German people.
www.fas.org /irp/world/germany/intro/gestapo.htm   (617 words)

  Geheime Staatspolizei (Gestapo) im Dritten Reich
Die Gestapo war ein zentrales Ausführungsorgan der nationalsozialistischen Herrschaft und als solches verantwortlich für den organisierten Terror in Deutschland und in den während des 2.
Der Gestapo waren in der Wahl ihrer Mittel keine Grenzen gesetzt.
Weltkrieges verstärkte die Gestapo ihren Terror noch, vor allem in den besetzten Gebietenals Teil der Einsatzgruppen der SS.
www.shoa.de /gestapo.html   (344 words)

  Gestapo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The role of the Gestapo was to investigate and combat "all tendencies dangerous to the State." It had the authority to investigate treason, espionage and sabotage cases, and cases of criminal attacks on the Nazi Party and on Germany.
In 1934, the Gestapo was transferred from the Prussian Interior Ministry to the authority of the SS, and for the next five years the Gestapo underwent a massive expansion.
Cooperation of NKVD and Gestapo: In March 1940 representatives of NKVD and Gestapo meet for one week in Zakopane, for the coordination of the pacification of resistance in Poland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gestapo   (2892 words)

The Gestapo is the term used for the Nazi security police from 1933 to 1945.
This organization was formed as the political security force for the Nazi party in 1933 by Hermann Goring.
Following the war, the Gestapo was dissolved and declared criminal during the Nuremberg trials.
library.thinkquest.org /15511/data/encyclopedia/gestapo.htm   (100 words)

The Gestapo was founded by Hermann Göring, one of Adolf Hitler’s lieutenants, in April 1933.
In this role, the Gestapo was to collaborate with the SD (Sicherheitdienst, or Security Service), an organization of the Nazi party; the SD did the intelligence work that served as the basis for Gestapo operations.
It was at the Gestapo’s discretion whether or not the arrested were brought to trial and whether or not they were released if acquitted.
www.history.com /encyclopedia.do?articleId=210353   (643 words)

 Die Geheime Staatspolizei (Gestapo)
Eine ausdrücklich als Geheime Staatspolizei (Gestapo) bezeichnete Organisation schuf Hermann Göring in seiner Funktion als preußischer Innenminister mit einem Runderlaß zur Errichtung eines Geheimen Staatspolizeiamts (Gestapa) vom 26.
Unter Leitung von Rudolf Diels (1900-1957) und ab April 1934 von Reinhard Heydrich entwickelte sich die Gestapo in Preußen innerhalb weniger Monate zu einer eigenständigen, aus den traditionellen Polizei- und Verwaltungsbehörden herausgelösten "Gesinnungspolizei", die bis 1936 nominell Göring unterstellt war.
Wer dort bleiben sollte, erhielt von der Gestapo in seiner Akte den RU-Vermerk: "Rückkehr unerwünscht".
www.dhm.de /lemo/html/nazi/innenpolitik/gestapo   (308 words)

 Holocaust Survivors: Encyclopedia - "Gestapo"
The Gestapo's main tool was the protective custody procedure which allowed it to take actions against "enemies of the Reich." With Jews and Gypsies the Gestapo simply rounded them up; it was not necessary to give even the appearance of legality to their actions.
The Gestapo was a bureaucratic organization with many sections and branches.
In 1939 the Gestapo was consolidated with other police forces to form the RSHA (Reich Security Main Office).
www.holocaustsurvivors.org /cgi-bin/data.show.pl?di=record&da=encyclopedia&sf=entry_name&sv=Gestapo   (137 words)

 Gestapo and SD Nuremberg Charges, Part 6
The GESTAPO was charged with the enforcement of discriminatory laws, such as those preventing Jews from engaging in business, restricting their right to travel, and prohibiting them from associating with gentiles.
On 22 and 23 September 1941 a conference of church specialists attached to GESTAPO regional offices was held in the lecture hall of the RSHA in Berlin.
The notes on the speeches delivered at this conference indicate that the GESTAPO considered the church as an enemy to be attacked with determination and "true fanaticism" The immediate objective of the GESTAPO was stated to be to insure that the Church did not win back any lost ground.
www.ess.uwe.ac.uk /genocide/Gestapo6.htm   (3226 words)

 Judgment: The Accused Organisations - Gestapo And SD - Criminal Activity
The Gestapo did not have administrative control over the concentration camps, but, acting through the RSHA, was responsible for the detention of political prisoners in those Gestapo officials were usually responsible for the interrogation of political prisoners at the camps.
Gestapo offices inside of Germany were given surveillance over slave laborers and responsibility for apprehending those who were absent from their place of work.
The Gestapo and SD were used for purposes which were criminal under the Charter involving the persecution and extermination of the Jews, brutalities, and killings in concentration camps, excesses in the administration of occupied territories, the administration of the slave labor program, and the mistreatment and murder of prisoners of war.
www.nizkor.org /hweb/imt/tgmwc/judgment/j-accused-organisations-03-02.html   (997 words)

 Gestapo and SD Nuremberg Charges, Part 1
The GESTAPO chief was given the rank of a higher police authority and was subordinated only to the Minister of the Interior, to whom was delegated the responsibility of determining its functional and territorial jurisdiction (2104-PS).
This decree provided that the GESTAPO had authority to enact measures valid in the entire area of the State and measures affecting that area, that it was the centralized agency for collecting political intelligence in the field of political police, and that it administered the concentration camps.
The Sicherheitspolizei was composed of the Reich Kriminalpolizei (KRIPO) and the Geheime Staatspolizei (GESTAPO).
www.ess.uwe.ac.uk /genocide/Gestapo1.htm   (2818 words)

 Of human bondage - Salon
The Gestapo, not known for its humanity, authorized this method for Norway and Czechoslovakia in 1945 as the resistance struggles there intensified.
The Gestapo routinely used it as a punishment in concentration camps, sometimes creating tiny, narrow cells where prisoners had to stand all night.
Gestapo torture actually went beyond these methods, but Mueller's order was the only one the Allies found.
dir.salon.com /story/opinion/feature/2004/06/18/torture_methods/index.html   (1331 words)

 Lexicon: GESTAPO
The SIPO was constituted by the Gestapo and the Kriminalpolizei (Criminal Police; KRIPO).
In 1939, the Gestapo, as part of the SIPO, was fused with the SD to form the RSHA.
Throughout this period, the head of the Gestapo (Amt IV of the RSHA) was Mueller, and the head of the Jewish section (IV B4) was Eichmann.
www.history-of-the-holocaust.org /LIBARC/LEXICON/LexEntry/Gestapo.html   (704 words)

 Lofoten War Museum - Gestapo
In Svolvær, The Gestapo later moved their headquarters to the council-house and to a private house in "Storgata".
The Gestapo was also known for their excessive use of torture, but most of the Gestapo officers were regular civilian policemen who achieved their results by ordinary police methods and investigation techniques.
A person of great charm often considered to be a ladies-man. Quite a sight striding down Oslo's main street in full SS uniform with his German shepherd at his gloved right hand side.
www.lofotenkrigmus.no /e_gestapo.htm   (714 words)

 The History Place - Triumph of Adolf Hitler
The actual term 'Gestapo' was supposedly created by a Berlin postal official who wanted a name that would fit on a regulation-sized postal rubber stamp.
On February 10, 1936, the Nazi Reichstag passed the 'Gestapo Law' which included the following paragraph: "Neither the instructions nor the affairs of the Gestapo will be open to review by the administrative courts." This meant the Gestapo was now above the law and there could be no legal appeal regarding anything it did.
The Gestapo prison center in Berlin (the Columbia-Haus) became notorious as a place where pedestrians strolling outside the building could hear screaming coming from inside.
www.historyplace.com /worldwar2/triumph/tr-gestapo.htm   (1397 words)

 GESTAPO 3rd Reich WW2 Secret Police Organizations
The role of the Gestapo was to investigate and combat "all tendencies dangerous to the State." They had the authority to investigate treason, espionage and sabotage cases, and cases of criminal attacks on the Party and State.
In 1934, the Gestapo was transferred from the Prussian Interior Ministry to the authority of the SS, and for the next five years the Gestapo underwent a massive expansion.
The ratio of Gestapo officers to the general public was extremely lop-sided; for example, in the region of Lower Franconia, which had about one million people in the 1930s, there was only one Gestapo office for the entire region, which had 28 people attached to it, of whom half were clerical workers.
www.battle-fleet.com /pw/his/gestapo.htm   (1033 words)

 Gestapo : Nazi Germany
In each instance the primary object was to destroy Gestapo records and evidence against patriots who were under arrest or about to be arrested for their activities against the Germans, with the secondary object of trying to release the prisoners held in the headquarters and killing as many Gestapo men as possible.
The Gestapo had occupied the offices of the Shell Oil Company in the centre of the town, and the building was known as the Shell House.
The third and last attack on the Gestapo in Denmark was on the 17th April when we raided their headquarters at Odense.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /GERgestapo.htm   (1884 words)

 Our day in the German Gestapo : Stories from AFSC's Past : About AFSC
The Gestapo representatives took the statement to share with their Chief Heydrich, later known as the Hangman of Czechoslovakia.
The Gestapo representatives indicated every police station in Germany would receive word that Quakers had been given full permission to investigate the sufferings of Jews and to bring relief as they saw necessary.
Although the encounter clearly didn't change the Gestapo men's hearts or the course of history, Rufus Jones remarked that the men seemed to reflect a softer visage at the end of the meeting.
www.afsc.org /about/hist/gestapo.htm   (534 words)

 Gestapo - The Sword Unsheathed.
And the Gestapo, the Secret State Police, was at the heart of it.
The Gestapo's role changed from merely "protecting" the state from dissent to enabling its expansionist policies.
Hitler placed this task in the hands of the Gestapo, and the chief bureaucrat of the Holocaust, Adolf Eichmann, was Müller's special protégé.
www.history.com /shows.do?action=detail&episodeId=179814   (162 words)

 Gestapo - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Gestapo (Geheime Staatspolizei, or Secret State Police), common designation of the political police of the Nazi regime in Germany from 1933 to...
The Geheime Staatspolizei (Secret State Police), known as the Gestapo, was created in 1933 to suppress opposition to the Hitler regime.
A group of German officers and civilians concluded in July that getting rid of Hitler offered the last remaining chance to end the war before it...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Gestapo.html   (121 words)

 Gestapo Chief (review)
Gestapo Chief: The 1948 Interrogation of Heinrich Müller by Gregory Douglas.
In Gestapo Chief, the first volume of the series, "Douglas" tells the reader that "In the early 1980s, by means that are not of concern here, all of Müller's personal files came into private hands." Later "Douglas" claimed that Müller personally gave him these extraordinary documents (Spotlight, Jan. 6, 1997).
Gestapo Chief is a fraud nearly as audacious as the notorious "Hitler Diaries" hoax of 1983.
www.ihr.org /jhr/v20/v20n2p40_Douglas.html   (1582 words)

 The Avalon Project : Nuremberg Trial Proceedings Vol. 4 - Twenty-Fourth Day
The Gestapo was first established in Prussia on the 26th of April 1933 by the Defendant Goering with the mission of carrying out the duties of the political police with, or in place of, the ordinary police authorities.
The Gestapo and SD were therefore organized functionally on the basis of the opponents to be combatted and the matters to be investigated.
"The Sipo and SD was composed of the Gestapo, Kripo, and SD.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/imt/proc/12-20-45.htm   (20817 words)

 Sons of the Gestapo
To understand who the Sons of the Gestapo are in current American history, it will be necessary to take a brief history lesson of both Nazi Germany and the international bankers who are behind the push for a world government under their control, i.e.
The Gestapo was loyal to Hitler, the Abwehr was behind the conspiracy to assassinate Hitler.
When the Gestapo came to the U.S.., they were controlled by the NWO through the various agencies and foundations that had been established by the NWO to carry out its plan.
www.feastofhateandfear.com /archives/gestapo.html   (1150 words)

 Information and pictures of the Gestapo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Gestapo was established on April 26, 1933 by Herman Göring in Prussia.
The Gestapo put people in concentration camps and made people sign a schutzhaftbefehl which is a document stating that the person wishes to be put in prison.
In 1936, the Gestapo had been forced over to the power of Henrich Himmler and he took the responsibility for the organization to take charge of the concentration camps.
www.kcsd.org /StudentWork/WW2/AbigailF   (609 words)

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In 1943, while the Allies are bombing Berlin and the Gestapo is purging the capital of Jews, a dangerous love affair blossoms between two women.
The local offices of the Gestapo were known as Gestapostellen and Gestapoleitstellen.
The classic image of the Gestapo officer, dressed in trench coat and hat, can be attributed to Gestapo personnel assigned to local offices in German cities and larger towns.
www.lycos.com /info/gestapo.html   (677 words)

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