Gestapo

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Gestapo
Geheime Staatspolizei
Schutzstaffel Abzeichen.svg
The Gestapo wis admeenistered bi officers o the SS.
Gestapomen following the white buses.jpg
Plainclothes Gestapo agents during the White Buses operations in 1945.
Agency overview
Furmed 26 Aprile 1933
Preceding Agency Proushie Secret Polis
Foonded 1851.
Dissolved 8 Mey 1945
Jurisdiction Germany Nazi Germany
Occupied Europe
Heidquarters Prinz-Albrecht-Straße, Berlin
52°30′26″N 13°22′57″E / 52.50722°N 13.38250°E / 52.50722; 13.38250
Employees 32,000 c.1944[1]
Meenisters responsible Hermann Göring 1933–1934, Meenister Preses o Proushie
Wilhelm Frick 1936–1943 (nominal authority), Interior Minister
Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler, Chef der Deutschen Polizei, 1936–1945; Interior Minister, 1943–1945
Agency executives Rudolf Diels 1933–1934, Commander, Prussian Secret Police Office
SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich, Director, Gestapo, 1934–1936; Director, SiPo, 1936–1939; Director, RSHA 1939–1942
SS-Gruppenführer Heinrich Müller, Chief o Operations, Gestapo, 1936–1939; Director, Gestapo (RSHA Amt IV), 1939–1945
Parent agency Flag of the Schutzstaffel.svg Allgemeine SS
RSHA
Sicherheitspolizei

The Gestapo (German pronunciation: [ɡeˈstaːpo, ɡəˈʃtaːpo] ( listen); abbreviation o Geheime Staatspolizei, "Secret State Police") wis the offeecial secret polis o Nazi Germany an German-occupied Europe.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Robert Gellately (Januar 1992). [Gestapo at Google Books The Gestapo and German Society] Check |url= value (help). ISBN 978-0-19-820297-4. Retrieved 2 Juin 2009.