SS and Gestapo: Rule By Terror  (Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Weapons Book #8)
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SS and Gestapo: Rule By Terror (Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Weapons Book #8)

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From their origin as a handful of men protecting Nazi political rallies, the SS and Gestapo grew to be the feared Police of the Master Race and subjected two-thirds of Europe to their organized tyranny. Under Himmler and Heydrich, these corps of "Aryan" elite administered the systematic genocide of European Jews and a reign of terror on all enemie...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published 1969 by Ballantine Books
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carl  theaker

Ballantine books was the main source for WW2 books in the 60 & 70s and
this was part of an innovative illustrated series, a godsend to young history
fans. They cost $1.

160pgs w/b&w photos and ample text telling the story.
Fredrick Danysh
The Gestapo was Hitler secret service and enforcers. The author writes of its creation and function in the German state as well as of some of the key figures.
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