Hitler's Black Book - information for Jacob Epstein
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18 Hyde Park, London Sw7
Sir Jacob Epstein KBE (10 November 1880 – 19 August 1959) was an American-born British sculptor who helped pioneer modern sculpture. He was born in the United States, and moved to Europe in 1902, from Polish Jewish parents, becoming a British citizen in 1911. He often produced controversial works which challenged taboos on what was appropriate subject matter for public artworks. He also made paintings and drawings, and often exhibited his work.
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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.
Hans Richter, Administrative Councillor Weintz
Originally headed by Hans Richter Born 15 November 1903 in Berlin ; Died circa 1972, who in March 1941 transferred to VIIC2, Carl Richard Weintz took over in March 1941.