Hitler's Black Book - information for Doctor Hermann Rauschning

Title
Doctor
First Name(s)
Hermann
Surname
Rauschning
Original List ID
R14
Date of Birth / Age
07/Aug/1887
Home Town
Thorn
Last Seen
Believed Location
England
Occupation
Former Senate President of Danzig
Investigating Office
Involved In
Alias
Editorial Notes
Source of Editorial Notes

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Amtsgruppe IVA1 - Communism & Marxism
Name (Before 1941)
Communism & Marxism
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
Peutz, SS Major & Criminal Police Director Vogt
Notes
Josef Vogt SS No. 337817, NS No. 2210909, Vogt Born 30 July 1897 in Mettmann , Died 18 August 1947 in Ljubljana. From 1940 to July 1, 1942 Vogt was Head of Division IV A l (Marxism, Communism, united front, illegal propaganda) of the Reich Security Main Office . His deputy in that office was Kurt Lindow . In July 1942, Vogt was a commander of the state police in Maribor and Bled in Yugoslavia. In this capacity he was largely responsible for the so-called Partisanenbekämfgung in which many Slovenes were killed. He also took part in the kidnapping of Slovenian children. He was acaptured after the war and handed over to Yugoslavia in mid-March 1947. Vogt was sentenced on July 19, 1947 to death and after rejection of a clemency petition on August 18, 1947, executed by hanging.
Sources
typography of terror /arenhovel

OSS interrogation report for the Nuremburg war trials 1946
Amtsgruppe II B5 - Liberals / N/A
Name (Before 1941)
Liberals
Name (After 1941)
N/A
Address
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
Rolf Muhler
Notes
SS Hauptsturmfuhrer Rolf Werner Muhler, Born in Limbach 14/2/1910. SS number 272255, NSDAP number 4583198, he became head of the SD in Marseille, investogated for war crimes in France after 1945 he was sentenced to 20 years hard labour, although released in 1956 and returned to West Germany. Died in 1967.
Sources
CIA war criminal investigation files 1945 (www.foia.cia.gov) & wiki.de
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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