Hitler's Black Book - information for John Heartfield

Title
First Name(s)
John
Surname
Heartfield
Original List ID
H70
Date of Birth / Age
05/Mar/1905
Home Town
Last Seen
Believed Location
Occupation
Caricaturist
Investigating Office
Involved In
Alias
Helmut Herzfeld
Editorial Notes
John Heartfield (born Helmut Herzfeld; 19 June 1891 – 26 April 1968) was an artist. He was a pioneer in the use of art as a political weapon. Some of his photomontages were anti-Nazi and anti-fascist statements. Heartfield also created book jackets for authors such as Upton Sinclair, as well as stage sets for such noted playwrights as Bertolt Brecht and Erwin Piscator. He lived in Berlin un til the Nazis took power in 1933 when he escaped from his flat when the SS broke the door down. He fled initially to Czechosolvakia and then to England where he was interned until 1939 when he lived in Hampstead Heath, he later emigrated to the USA.
Source of Editorial Notes
Some of the material for the biographical data was partially derived from various information found within specific articles on en.wikipedia.org/wiki, de.wikipedia.org/, cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/, fr.wikipedia.org, pl.wikipedia.org which is released under the terms of the creativecommons.org/licenses/by-s/3.0/.

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Amtsgruppe VIG1 - Evaluation of Intelligence Material
Name (Before 1941)
Name (After 1941)
Evaluation of Intelligence Material
Address
Berkaer Strasse 32, 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.
Head Officers
Not Listed in 1940/41
Notes
N/A
Sources
typography of terror /arenhovel
Amtsgruppe IIIA5 - German Internal Domestic / General Questions of Police Law
Name (Before 1941)
German Internal Domestic
Name (After 1941)
General Questions of Police Law
Address
Wilhelmstrasse 106, 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.
Head Officers
SS Major & Administrative Councillor Neifeind
Notes
Kurt Neifeind Born 29 September 1908 in Velbert ,Died 15 December 1944 in Nagysurány NSDAP membership number 3385047 and SS membership number 290038, he joined AMT II in 1941 and was later promoted and transferred to AMT III (he is listed in OSS documentation from 1/10/43), later in May 1944 after a transfer to Paris, he fell from grace quite severely (reports simply state 'failure') and was initially sentenced to death but later reduced in the ranks and sent to a penal battalion (effectively a death sentence in any case) on the eastern front under the notoriously brutal chief Dirlewanger and died in battle.
Sources
oss 1 oct 1943
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