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 owerview
Formed 26 Aprile 1933
Precedin agency
Dissolved 8 Mey 1945
Teep Secret Police
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
Agency executives
Paurent 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.