Hitler's Black Book - information for Lascelles Abercrombie
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Colleague Of Richard Merton
An erroneous listing as Professor Abercrombie had died in 1938. Lascelles Abercrombie also known as the Georgian Laureate, linking him with the "Georgian poets"; 9 January 1881 – 27 October 1938) was a British poet and literary critic, one of the "Dymock poets".
Richard Merton Born 1 December 1881 in Frankfurt am Main ; died 6 January 1960 ) was a German industrialist , founder and politician.From November 1932 to March 1933 was Merton Reichstag deputy of the German peoples party. In 1936 the Nazis expelled him from public office because of his Jewish ancestry. In 1938 he was imprisoned in Buchenwald concentration camp and his property confiscated by the state. After release he managed to escape along with his wife, Princess Elizabeth of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, to England. In 1948 he returned to Frankfurt.
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.