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Volume 003
Subdivision "Subdivision 7 / Nazi Party"
Part 2
Section 7.13 contd
Title Excerpts from Various Pages of Organization Book of the NSDAP 1943 edition. Translation of Document 1893-PS / Office of U.S. Chief of Counsel.
Pages 21
Pages Supplemental None
Date 1945-11-03
Language English
Author The translator of this document is Gerard Schaefer, 2nd Lt., Inf., 01332102. The editor of the Oreanization Book of the NSDAP is Dr Robert Lev.
Witness Not applicable
Other Names Hitler; Franz Eher
Other Dates 30 January 1933; 1 August 1934; 19 August 1934; 26 June 1935
Abstract This documents reproduces excerpts concerned mainly with the following: Political Directors at all levels of Nazi organization; the timing of meetings at all levels of organization; the powers and duties of the Bearers of Sovereignty, including those at the grass roots level (Blockleiter); and the rationale for the existence and absolute authority of The Fuehrer. This document is a typewritten copy. Pages 1-7 and 14-21 are extremely brittle and virtually disintegrate upon being touched. Pages 8-13 are in better condition.
Keywords NSDAP; Ideology; Political Director; SA; SS; NSKK; HJ: RAD; Hoheitstraeger (Bearers of Sovereignty); Gauleiter (District Director); Kreisleiter (County Director); Ortsgruppenleiter (Local Chapter Director); Zellenleiter (Cell Block Director); Blockleiter (Block Director); Propaganda; Reich President; Reich Chancellery; Reich Directorate