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the secret state police in Nazi Germany

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Meyer is convinced that the Association functionaries operated out of real concern for German Jews and that they cooperated with the Gestapo in the hope of trying to reduce hardship and suffering, and possibly influence events and conditions.
BRUTAL SADIST Evil Heinrich Mueller, who led Gestapo
Over the next two years, Yeo-Thomas made repeated death-defying missions to France, co-ordinating with the various rebel leaders and dodging the attentions of the Gestapo.
The Gestapo flew her to Berlin to seal the deal for her husband's release.
Many of the western institutions are as if they are managed by the Gestapo and the S.
Ruthless William Morz murdered British agents in Prague before the Gestapo smuggled him into London.
A PRIZED POSSESSION: A photo of my father's assistant, now in her 90s, with the piano where she hid some Jewish boys from the Gestapo during World War II.
Yet there would have been hell to pay, even a half-century later, had the German government in 2000 celebrated the birth centenary of Heinrich Himmler, the remorseless head of the Nazi secret police, the Gestapo, and the SS and one of the architects of the Holocaust.
As told in the classic war film, The Great Escape, most of the 76 who got out were recaptured and 50 were shot by the Gestapo.
Este creo las guardias pretorianas de las SS y la Gestapo para, por medio del terror y las amenazas cumplidas, llevar a cabo, ante cualquier sintoma de indisciplina dentro del partido, lo de que "el poder, es el poder de matar".
His voice runs the full gamut of emotions as Ravic falls in love; faces life-and-death situations in the operating room, often repairing botched abortions; and contemplates the possibility of revenge for the torture he endured at the hands of the Gestapo.
A former senior Gestapo officer based in German national security police headquarters, Kopkow was the department chief initially responsible for counter-sabotage and counterespionage against Allied intelligence agencies, especially, but not exclusively, Communist Soviet intelligence operations in Germany.
A young Gestapo officer and a Catholic priest go head to head in a battle of wills in "The Ninth Day," a thoughtfully written drama of ideas with vivid performances by August Diehl and Ulrich Matthes.
this kid got jimmy gestapo of murphy's law to sign his hat the first time he saw them.
Business was booming for Pieri who, by January 1944, collected 10,000 francs a head for every countryman he sold to the Gestapo or the Reich Central Security Office.