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Hitler's Black Book - information for Karl Appel

Title
First Name(s)
Karl
Surname
Appel
Original List ID
A56
Date of Birth / Age
29/Jan/1892
Home Town
Last Seen
Believed Location
Interned In Gb (Marine Sabotage)
Occupation
Seaman
Investigating Office
Involved In
Alias
Editorial Notes
Source of Editorial Notes

Wanted by Departments

Amtsgruppe IVA2 - Sabotage - Defense, Sabotage - Combat, Political Commissioner of the Police, Political Forgery
Name (Before 1941)
Name (After 1941)
Sabotage - Defense, Sabotage - Combat, Political Commissioner of the Police, Political Forgery
Address
Kurfurstendamm 140, 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 Captain & Commissioner Of Criminal Police Kopkow
Notes
Horst Kopkow Born 29 November 1910 in Ortelsburg ;Died 13 October 1996 in Gelsenkirchen ) NSDAP membership no. 607161 On 1 February 1939 he was chief inspector with the mission to unmask "enemy spies and saboteurs". 1940 Hauptsturmführer Kopkow Head of Unit IV A 2 (sabotage combat) in the newly formed Reich Security Main Office (RSHA). His promotion to superintendent took place on 1 November 1941. Kopkow was also responsible for the investigation into the bomb plot against Hitler on 20 July 1944. By the end of the war he was responsible for the torture and death of hundreds of Allied agents as well as German resistance fighters, despite this he was 1st interrogated and later used by MI6 British intelligence after the war, later being declared dead and being given a new identity by the British.
Sources
typography of terror /arenhovel
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
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