Einsatzgruppen
Einsatzgruppen (German for "task forces", "deployment groups"; singular Einsatzgruppe; official full name Einsatzgruppen der Sicherheitspolizei und des SD) were Schutzstaffel (SS) paramilitary death s...
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The Holocaust
The Holocaust (from the Greek ὁλόκαυστος holókaustos: hólos, "whole" and kaustós, "burnt"), also known as the Shoah (Hebrew: השואה, HaShoah, "the catastrophe"), was a genocide in which approximately ...
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Operation Tannenberg
Operation Tannenberg (German: Unternehmen Tannenberg) was the codename for one of the extermination actions directed at the Polish people during World War II, part of the Generalplan Ost. Proscrip...
The Holocaust in Ukraine
The Holocaust in Ukraine took place during the occupation of Ukraine by Nazi Germany. Between 1941 and 1945, approximately 3,000,000 Ukrainian and other non-Jewish victims were killed as part of Nazi ...
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The Holocaust in Russia
The Holocaust in Russia refers to the Nazi crimes during the occupation of Russia (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic) by Nazi Germany.
Beyond longstanding controversies, ranging from th...
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The Holocaust in Lithuania
The Holocaust in Nazi-occupied Lithuania resulted in the near total destruction of Lithuanian Jews living in the Nazi-controlled Lithuanian and Polish territories (Generalbezirk Litauen of Reichskommi...
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The Holocaust in Latvia
The Holocaust in Latvia refers to the Nazi and Nazi collaborator war crimes victimizing Jews during the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany.
The German army crossed the Soviet frontier early in t...
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The Holocaust in Estonia
The Holocaust in Estonia refers to the Nazi crimes during the occupation of Estonia by Nazi Germany. Prior to the war, there were approximately 4,300 Estonian Jews. After the Soviet 1940 occupation ab...
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Functionalism versus intentionalism
Functionalism (or structuralism) versus intentionalism is a historiographical debate about the origins of the Holocaust as well as most aspects of the Third Reich, such as foreign policy. The debate o...
War crimes of the Wehrmacht
War crimes of the Wehrmacht were those carried out by the German armed forces during World War II. While the principal perpetrators of the Holocaust amongst German armed forces were the Nazi German 'p...
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Final Solution
The Final Solution (German: (die) Endlösung, [ˈɛntˌløːzʊŋ]) or Final Solution to the Jewish Question (German: die Endlösung der Judenfrage, [diː ˈɛntˌløːzʊŋ deːɐ̯ ˈjuːdn̩ˌfʀaːgə]) was Nazi Ger...
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Horst Böhme (SS officer)
Horst Böhme (24 August 1909 in Colmnitz, Klingenberg, Saxony – 10 April 1945 in Königsberg) was a German SS-Oberführer and a leading perpetrator of the Holocaust.
Böhme attended Volksschule and wo...
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Ludwig Hahn
Ludwig Hermann Karl Hahn (23 January 1908 – 10 November 1986) was a German Nazi war criminal who participated in the destruction and evacuation of the Warsaw Ghetto. He was originally a German lawyer...
Volksdeutscher Selbstschutz
Volksdeutscher Selbstschutz (German: ethnic self-defense or self-protection) also known as Selbstschutz battalions were a paramilitary organisation consisting of ethnic German Volksdeutsche mobili...
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List of Einsatzgruppen
Einsatzgruppen (German for "task forces", "deployment groups"; singular Einsatzgruppe; official full name Einsatzgruppen der Sicherheitspolizei und des SD) were Schutzstaffel (SS) paramilitary death s...
List of Einsatzgruppen - Wikipedia
Burning of the Riga synagogues
The burning of the Riga synagogues occurred in 1941, during the first days of the World War II Nazi German occupation of the city of Riga, the capital and largest city in the country of Latvia. Many ...
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Valley of Death (Bydgoszcz)
Valley of Death (Polish: Dolina Śmierci) in Fordon, Bydgoszcz, northern Poland, is a site of Nazi German mass murder committed at the beginning of World War II; and a mass grave of 1,200 – 1,400 P...
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Franz Walter Stahlecker
Franz Walter Stahlecker (10 October 1900 – 23 March 1942) was Commander of the Sicherheitspolizei (Sipo) and the Sicherheitsdienst (SD) (German: Befehlshaber der Sipo und des SD; BdS) for the Reic...
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Friedrich Peter
Friedrich Peter (13 July 1921 in Attnang-Puchheim, Upper Austria – 25 September 2005 in Vienna) was an Austrian politician who served as the chairman of the Freedom Party of Austria from 1958 to 1978....
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Heinz Schubert (SS officer)
Heinz Hermann Schubert (27 August 1914, Berlin, Germany – after 1971) was a German SS officer. He was sentenced to death at the Einsatzgruppen Trial in 1948, which was later commuted to 10 years impri...
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Gustav Adolf Nosske
Gustav Adolf Nosske (born 29 December 1902 in Halle (Saale) – died 1990) was a German lawyer and SS-Obersturmbannführer. In 1941 he commanded Einsatzkommando 12 within Einsatzgruppe D, under the comm...
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Albert Sauer
Albert Sauer (17 August 1898, Misdroy – 3 May 1945, Falkensee) was a German commandant of Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.
Sauer, a carpenter by trade, became a member of the NSDAP (Nazi Party...
Walther Bierkamp
Walther Bierkamp also spelled, Walter Bierkamp (17 December 1901 in Hamburg – 15 May 1945 in Scharbeutz) was a German jurist of the Third Reich who was born in Hamburg. He served as Chief of the Siche...
Felix Landau
Felix Landau (May 21, 1910, Vienna, Austria - 1983), was a SS Hauptscharführer, a member of an Einsatzkommando during World War II, based first in Lwów, Poland (today Lviv, Ukraine), and later in Droh...
Ukrainische Hilfspolizei
The Ukrainische Hilfspolizei or the Ukrainian Auxiliary Police (Ukrainian: Українська поліція допоміжна, Ukrains’ka politsiia dopomizhna) was the official title of the local police force establish...
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