• (noun): German Nazi who was chief of the SS and the Gestapo and who oversaw the genocide of six million Jews (1900-1945).
    Synonyms: Heinrich Himmler

Some articles on himmler:

Posen Speeches - Overview
... are two of 132 speeches obtained in various forms, which Himmler conducted before officials of the Nazi party ... They constitute some of the most important of Himmler's speeches during the war, as they demonstrate Himmler's role as "Architect of the Final Solution" and a ... Himmler did away with the usual camouflage terms and spoke explicitly of the extermination of the Jews via mass murder, which he depicted as a historical mission of ...
SS Officers - History - Development
... After SS commander Erhard Heiden resigned, Hitler appointed Himmler to the position of Reichsführer-SS in January 1929 ... Himmler's expansion of the SS was based on models from other groups, such as the Knights Templar and the Italian Blackshirts ... In that year Himmler extended the black colour to include breeches, boots, belts, and armband edges and in 1932 they adopted the all-black uniform, designed by Prof ...
SS-Rasse- Und Siedlungshauptamt - Formation
... The RuSHA was founded in 1931 by Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler and Richard Walther Darré, who later rose to the rank of SS-Obergruppenführer ... Darré was dismissed by Himmler in 1938 and was succeeded by SS-Gruppenführer Günther Pancke, SS-Gruppenführer Otto Hofmann in 1940, and SA-Gruppenführer Richard Hildebrandt in 1943 ... The RuSHA was created to monitor Himmler's 1931 order that the marital decisions of unmarried SS men should be supervised by the Nazi state ...
SS Officers - Background - Personal Control By Himmler
... Himmler, the leader of the SS, was a chief architect of the Final Solution ... Himmler was responsible for establishing and operating concentration camps and extermination camps in which millions of inmates died of systematic mass gassing, shooting, hanging ...
Carl Langbehn
... He was an acquaintance of Heinrich Himmler as their daughters attended the same school ... By 1943 he was aware that Himmler was interested in the idea of negotiating peace behind Adolf Hitler's back ...

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    I still lack to a considerable degree that naturally superior kind of manner that I would dearly like to possess.
    —Heinrich Himmler (1900–1945)