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Hauptsturmführer
Hauptsturmführer
Hauptsturmführer
([ˈhaʊ̯pt.ʃtʊʁm.fyːʀɐ], "head storm leader") was a Nazi Party
Nazi Party
paramilitary rank that was used in several Nazi organizations such as the SS, NSKK and the NSFK. The rank of Hauptsturmführer
Hauptsturmführer
was a mid-level commander and had equivalent seniority to a captain (Hauptmann) in the German Army and also the equivalency of captain in foreign armies.[1] The rank of Hauptsturmführer
Hauptsturmführer
evolved from the older rank of Sturmhauptführer, created as a rank of the Sturmabteilung
Sturmabteilung
(SA)
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Kraków-Płaszów Concentration Camp
The Płaszów
Płaszów
(Polish pronunciation: [ˈpwaʂuf]) or Kraków- Płaszów
Płaszów
concentration camp (German: Konzentrat
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Shoulder Mark
A shoulder mark, also called an epaulette, shoulder board, rank slide, or slip-on ,[1] is a flat cloth sleeve worn on the shoulder strap of a uniform. It may bear rank or other insignia.Contents1 Australia 2 Canada 3 United States3.1 Military 3.2 Boy Scouts of America4 United Kingdom4.1 Royal Navy 4.2 Army 4.3 Royal Air Force 4.4 St. John Ambulance 4.5 Police5 References 6 Notes 7 External linksAustralia[edit] The newer Auscam
Auscam
uniform design lacks shoulder marks, instead opting for a vertical strap in the middle of the chest region of the uniform. Rank insignia tags are slipped onto this strap. Unlike the older uniform designs, there are slip-ons for every rank in the Australian Defence Force.[citation needed] The older Auscam
Auscam
uniform designs featured shoulder straps, upon which slip-on rank insignia of Commissioned Officers could be affixed, and non-commissioned officers in the Air Force and Navy only
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Military Camouflage
Military camouflage
Military camouflage
is the use of camouflage by a military force to protect personnel and equipment from observation by enemy forces. In practice, this means applying colour and materials to military equipment of all kinds, including vehicles, ships, aircraft, gun positions and battledress, either to conceal it from observation (crypsis), or to make it appear as something else (mimicry). The French slang word camouflage came into common English usage during World War I
World War I
when the concept of visual deception developed into an essential part of modern military tactics. In that war, long-range artillery and observation from the air combined to expand the field of fire, and camouflage was widely used to decrease the danger of being targeted or to enable surprise
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Schindler's List
Schindler's List
Schindler's List
is a 1993 American historical period drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
and written by Steven Zaillian. It is based on the novel Schindler's Ark
Schindler's Ark
by Australian novelist Thomas Keneally. The film follows Oskar Schindler, a Sudeten German businessman, who saved the lives of more than a thousand mostly Polish-Jewish refugees from the Holocaust by employing them in his factories during World War II. It stars Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson
as Schindler, Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes
as SS officer Amon Göth, and Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley
as Schindler's Jewish accountant Itzhak Stern. Ideas for a film about the Schindlerjuden
Schindlerjuden
(Schindler Jews) were proposed as early as 1963
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Waffen-SS
The Waffen-SS
Waffen-SS
(German pronunciation: [ˈvafən.ɛs.ɛs], Armed SS) was the armed wing of the Nazi Party's SS organisation
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Szebnie
Szebnie [ˈʂɛbɲɛ] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Jasło, within Jasło County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland. It lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) east of Jasło and 42 km (26 mi) south-west of the regional capital Rzeszów.[1] World War II[edit] The town was the location of the Szebnie concentration camp during German occupation of Poland in World War II. The facility was constructed in 1940 originally as horse stables for the Wehrmacht next to a manorial estate. Thousands of prisoners perished there over the course of the camp's operation, including Russian prisoners of war, Polish Jews and non-Jewish Poles as well as Ukrainians and Romani people
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Kraków
Kraków
Kraków
(Polish: [ˈkrakuf] ( listen)), also Cracow or Krakow (UK: /ˈkrækaʊ/; US: /ˈkrɑː-/),[2][3] is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vistula
Vistula
River (Polish: Wisła) in the Lesser Poland
Poland
(Polish: Małopolska) region, the city dates back to the 7th century.[4] Kraków
Kraków
has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life and is one of Poland's most important economic hubs. It was the capital of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland
Poland
from 1038 to 1569; the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1569 to 1596[5], the Free City of Kraków
Free City of Kraków
from 1815 to 1846; the Grand Duchy of Cracow
Grand Duchy of Cracow
from 1846 to 1918; and Kraków Voivodeship from the 14th century to 1998
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Tarnów
Tarnów
Tarnów
(Polish pronunciation: [ˈtarnuf] ( listen); Yiddish: טאָרנע‎, Torne) is a city in southeastern Poland
Poland
with 115,341 inhabitants and a metropolitan area population of 269,000 inhabitants. The city is situated in the Lesser Poland
Poland
Voivodeship since 1999. From 1975 to 1998, it was the capital of the Tarnów Voivodeship. It is a major rail junction, located on the strategic east–west connection from Lviv
Lviv
to Kraków, and two additional lines, one of which links the city with the Slovak border
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Ghettos
A ghetto is a part of a city in which members of a minority group live, typically as a result of social, legal, or economic pressure.[1] The term was originally used in Venice
Venice
to describe the part of the city to which Jews
Jews
were restricted and segregated but
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Lyon
Centre: Parc de la Tête d'Or, Confluence district and the Vieux Lyon. Bottom: Pont Lafayette, Part-Dieu district with the Place Bellecour
Place Bellecour
in foreground during Festival of Lights.FlagCoat of armsMotto(s): Avant, avant, Lion le melhor. (Old Franco-Provençal: Forward, forward, Lyon
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Night Of The Long Knives
The Night of the Long Knives
Night of the Long Knives
(German:  Nacht der langen Messer (help·info)), also called Operation Hummingbird (German: Unternehmen Kolibri) or, in Germany, the Röhm Putsch[a] (German spelling: Röhm-Putsch), was a purge that took place in Nazi Germany from June 30 to July 2, 1934, when the National Socialist German Workers Party, or Nazis, carried out a series of political extrajudicial executions intended to consolidate Adolf Hitler's absolute hold on power in Germany. Many of those killed were leaders of the Sturmabteilung
Sturmabteilung
(SA), the Nazis' own paramilitary organization, colloquially known as the "Brownshirts" due to the color of their uniforms. The best-known victim of the purge was Ernst Röhm, the SA's leader and one of Hitler's longtime supporters and allies
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SS-Stabsscharführer
SS-Stabsscharführer was a non-commissioned officer title which was used by the Waffen-SS
Waffen-SS
between the years of 1938 to 1945. SS-Stabsscharführer was not an actual SS rank, but rather a positional title held by the senior SS-NCO of a company, battalion, or regiment. Typically, those holding the position of Stabsscharführer ranked SS- Oberscharführer
Oberscharführer
(OR-6) or SS- Hauptscharführer
Hauptscharführer
(OR-7) above. Translated as "staff squad leader", the position of SS-Stabsscharführer was denoted by a special sleeve chevron, worn on the upper right shoulder of the field grey SS uniform. Those holding the function of SS-Stabsscharführer had to be addressed Stabsscharführer regardless of the actual rank title Hauptscharführer, Oberscharführe, etc
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Schutzstaffel
The Schutzstaffel
Schutzstaffel
(SS; also stylized as with Armanen runes; German pronunciation: [ˈʃʊtsˌʃtafl̩] ( listen); literally "Protection Squadron") was a major paramilitary organization under Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
and the Nazi Party
Nazi Party
(NSDAP) in Nazi Germany, and later throughout German-occupied Europe
German-occupied Europe
during World War II. It began with a small guard unit known as the Saal-Schutz ("Hall Security") made up of NSDAP
NSDAP
volunteers to provide security for party meetings in Munich. In 1925 Heinrich Himmler
Heinrich Himmler
joined the unit, which had by then been reformed and given its final name. Under his direction (1929–45) it grew from a small paramilitary formation to one of the most powerful organizations in Nazi Germany
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