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  1. Војни архив

    • Vojni arhiv
    • Serbian Military Archives
  2. Sigmund Rascher

  3. NKVD UkrSSR - Narodny komussariat vnutrennikh del Ukrainskoy SSR

    Institution supervising internal affairs in the Ukraine

  4. Frank Hans

    • Frank, Hans, 1900-1946
    • Frank, Hans M., 1900-1946
    • Frank, Hans
    • Frank, Hans Michael
    • Frank.
    • ...



    Reichsrechtsführer. Hitler's lawyer, leading jurist in the Third Reich. Since 25 Oct 1939 Generalgouverneur of occupied Poland.

  5. Організація Українських Націоналістів

    • Orhanizatsiya Ukrayins'kykh Natsionalistiv
    • Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN)
    • ОУН

    The Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN)was a Ukrainian political organization created in 1929 in Western Ukraine (at the time interwar Poland). The OUN emerged as a union between the Ukrainian Military Organization, smaller radical right-wing groups, and right-wing Ukrainian nationalists and intellectuals. In 1940, the OUN split into two parts. The older, more moderate members, supported Andriy Melnyk (OUN-M) while the younger and more radical members supported Stepan Bandera (OUN-B). The OUN-B declared an independent Ukrainian state in June 1941, while the region was under the con...

  6. Sicherheitsdienst

    • Security Service
    • SD

    Founded in 1931

    The Sicherheitsdienst, an intelligence and surveillance organization, was established in 1931 under Reinhard Heydrich. Among its major tasks were monitoring real or imagined enemies of national socialism and reporting on the state of opinion among the German public. As chief of the Sicherheitsdienst as well as of the Sicherheitspolizei, Reinhard Heydrich merged the two organizations, establishing the Reichssicherheitshauptamt in September 1939.

  7. Sicherheitspolizei

    • Security Police
    • Sipo
    • Hauptamt Sicherheitspolizei

    This branch of the German police comprised the Gestapo (Secret State Police), the Kriminalpolizei (Criminal Police), and the Grenzpolizei (Border Police). As chief of the Sicherheitspolizei as well as the Sicherheitsdienst, Reinhard Heydrich merged the two organizations by establishing the Reich Security Main Office in September 1939. The Sicherheitspolizei helped to supply the forces of the Einsatzgruppen, which served as both security police and mobile killing units in German-occupied territories.

  8. Geheime Staatspolizei

    • Secret State Police
    • Gestapo

    As the chief executive agency charged with fighting internal ‘enemies of the state’, the Gestapo functioned as the Third Reich’s main surveillance and terror instrument, first within Germany and later in the territories occupied by Germany. After 1933 the Gestapo became part of a complex apparatus of state and party police agencies.

  9. Комитет государственной безопасности

    • Committee for State Security
    • KGB
    • Komitet gosudarstvennoy bezopasnosti
    • КГБ

    The KGB was the main security agency for the Soviet Union from 1954 until its collapse in 1991. Formed in 1954 as a direct successor of such preceding agencies as Cheka, NKGB, and MGB, the committee was attached to the Council of Ministers. It was the chief government agency of "union-republican jurisdiction", acting as internal security, intelligence, and secret police. Similar agencies were instated in each of the republics of the Soviet Union aside from Russia and consisted of many ministries, state committees, and state commissions.

  10. Народный комиссариат внутренних дел

    • The People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs
    • Narodnyy Komissariat Vnutrennikh Del
    • НКВД
    • NKVD


    The People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs was a law enforcement agency of the Soviet Union that directly executed the rule of power of the All Union Communist Party. It was closely associated with the Soviet secret police, which at times was part of the agency, and is known for its political repression during the era of Joseph Stalin. The NKVD contained the regular, public police force of the USSR, including traffic police, firefighting, border guards and archives. It is best known for the activities of the Gulag. The NKVD conducted mass extrajudicial executions, ran the Gulag system o...

  11. Kube Wilhelm

    • Kube, Wilhelm 1887-1943
    • Kube, W.
    • Kube, Wilhelm, 1887-
    • Kube, Wilhelm



  12. Sheptytsky Andrei

    • Šeptic'kij, Andrej (1865-1944).
    • Szeptycki, Roman Aleksander.
    • Sheptytsʹkyĭ, Andriĭ, 1865-1944
    • Sheptytsky, Andrei
    • Шептицький, Андрей, 1865-1944
    • ...



    Head of the Greek Catholic church in Southeast Poland. Leader of the Ukranian nationalist movement in Poland during WWII.

  13. Reichsministerium für die besetzen Ostgebiete

    • Reich Ministery for the Occupied Eastern Territories
    • RmfdbO

    On 1941-07-17, Hitler laid out the guidelines for the administration of the newly conquered eastern lands. Those areas not integrated directly into Reich, Romanian, or Finnish territory were to be placed under the Reichsministerium für die besetzen Ostgebiete under Alfred Rosenberg. This area was later subdivided into two Reichskommissariate, the Reichskommissariat Ostland (Baltic States and Belorussia) under Hinrich Lohse and the Reichskommissariat Ukraine under Erich Koch.

  14. Wehrmacht

    • Defense Might

    Founded in 1935

    Wehrmacht was the Name for the German army after 1935. Often in competition for supplies and authority with the Waffen-SS, the Wehrmacht also assisted the SS in carrying out the Final Solution. It was involved in activities in Poland and the Soviet Union, which violated the Geneva Convention, such as mass killings of hostages, innocent civilians, and prisoners of war. The Wehrmacht also kidnapped children in Ruthenia for Lebensborn.

  15. Nedic Milan

    • Nedić, Milan
    • Nedić, Milan Đ., 1877-1946
    • Недић, Милан Ђ., 1877-1946
    • Nedić, Milan Đ., 1878-1946
    • Недић, Милан Ђ., 1878-1946
    • ...



    General. Prime Minister of the Nazi-backed Serbian puppet government.

  16. Государственный архив Ростовской области

    • Gosudarstvennyi arkhiv Rostovskoy oblasti
    • State Archive of Rostov Oblast
  17. Feldgendarmerie

    • Army military police

    Between 1939 and 1941, there was a growing need for troops to maintain control over those areas recently conquered by the Wehrmacht. Some units of the Ordnungspolizei were integrated into the army’s Feldgendarmerie units. The Ordnungspolizei had the right to draft men, and by the summer of 1940 almost 250,000 men served these units.

  18. Communist Party of the Soviet Union

    • KPSS - Kommunisticheskaya partiya Sovetskogo Soyuza

    Although the Communist Party on the eve of World war II continued to be officially depicted as the leading and directing force in Soviet society, Stalin’s victory over the opposition some years earlier had in reality reduced the Party’s position to that of one (albeit a very important one) of the regime’s several refular instruments of administration and control. Stalin himself, rather than the Party or any other organization, had become the central element in this system. And what Stalin wanted more than anything else was a system of rule that would protect and enhance his personal power p...

  19. Государственный архив Ставропольского края

    • State Archive of Stavropol Kray
    • Gosudarstvennyi arkhiv Stavropolskogo kraya