Hitler's Black Book - information for Otto Strasser

Title
First Name(s)
Otto
Surname
Strasser
Original List ID
S4-55
Date of Birth / Age
10/Sep/1897
Home Town
Windsheim
Last Seen
Believed Location
England
Occupation
Writer
Investigating Office
Involved In
Alias
Baumann, Berger, Doctor., Loerbrocks, Otto Boostrom.
Editorial Notes
BLACK FRONT -MEMBER OF THE 'OTHER GERMAN NAZI PARTY WHICH SPLIT FROM THE NSDAP IN 1929 & other Anti-Hitler exiles.

Otto Johann Maximilian Strasser 10 September 1897 – 27 August 1974) was a German politician and member of the Nazi Party. Otto Strasser, together with his brother Gregor Strasser, was a leading member of the party's left-wing faction, and broke from the party due to disputes with the ‘Hitlerite’ faction. He formed the Black Front, a group intended to split the Nazi Party and take it from the grasp of Hitler. This group also functioned during his exile and World War II as a secret opposition group. Otto had fled 1st to Austria then onto Prague. Switzerland and France, in 1940 he managed to get to Bermuda via Portugal and in 1941 ended up in Canada at which time the Nazis had made him 'enemy number 1' with a price of $500,000 on his head. He returned to Germany in 1955.
Source of Editorial Notes
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Wanted by Departments

Amtsgruppe IVA3 - Reaction, Opposition, Legitimism, Liberalism, Emigrants, Treachery
Name (Before 1941)
Name (After 1941)
Reaction, Opposition, Legitimism, Liberalism, Emigrants, Treachery
Address
Prinz Albrecht Strasse 8, Berlin
History
The RSHA (Reich Main Security Office) came into existence on 27/9/39 after being separate offices of the SD (security service) and SS (nazi paramilitaries) since the mid 1930's. AMT I & AMT II were formed officially on 1/10/39 but reorganised completely after March 1941, heads of department were regularly transferred to different departments and the Einsatz Squads of paramilitary murderers when new countries were invaded as all had perceived 'undesirables' to be eliminated.
AMT IV was probably the most infamous of all the Nazi security apparatus, 'the Gestapo' (GEheime STAats POlizei) The secret state police, who were the instigators of all interrogation, imprisonment, murder and genocide in the nazi regime.
Head Officers
SS Untersturmfuhrer Hermann Quetting , SS Major & Criminal Police Director Litzenberg
Notes
Hermann Quetting born 29.8.1900 NSDAP 3282750 SS Number 280066 promoted to Sturmbannfuhrer 15.1.41. He was responsible for the confiscation and processing of stolen goods and personal items from Jewish people during the holocaust and dealt directly with Adolf Eichmann in many ransom and extortion attempts. Willy Litzenberg Born 27 November 1900 in Liebenwalde ; died 1964 in Würzburg, NSDAP (membership no. 2593248 SS no. 290171) In 1939 he joined the RSHA and he became head of the Referates IV A 3 or later IV A 1 b ("reaction and legal opposition").He was used as a war crimes witness after the war.
Sources
typography of terror /arenhovel

OSS interrogation report for the Nuremburg war trials 1946
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