Hitler's Black Book - information for Otto Schiff

Title
First Name(s)
Otto
Surname
Schiff
Original List ID
S2-15
Date of Birth / Age
18/Feb/1905
Home Town
Last Seen
Believed Location
25 Berkley Square, London W1
Occupation
Investigating Office
Involved In
Alias
Editorial Notes
Otto M Schiff (1875-1952) was in charge of the Jewish refugees committee (later the German Jewish aid committee) for getting Jews out of Germany/Austria. Helped more than 12,000 escape the Nazis clutches and had previously served in the British army in WWI & is mentioned in the Jewry book of honour (178529 Schiff, Bombardier Royal Artillery)
Source of Editorial Notes

Wanted by Departments

Amtsgruppe II B2 - Jews / Passport Matters 2
Name (Before 1941)
Jews
Name (After 1941)
Passport Matters 2
Address
Kochstrasse 64, Berlin, Clothing Supply: Jage
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
Hans Richter, Administrative Councillor Weintz
Notes
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.
Sources
typography of terror /arenhovel
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