By Mark C. Yerger
The instructions, devices and leaders of the overall SS are eventually compiled right into a unmarried specified reference publication for either the historian and SS memorabilia collector. this entire quantity starts off with a proof of the twelve administrative and command major
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It covered Gaue Salzburg, Kärnten, Steiermark and Tirol-Vorarlberg. " 37 Allgemeine-SS: The Commands, Units and Leaders of the General SS A pre-1941 occasion shows SS leaders in full dress uniform, all of whom already held General rank with many later heading Oberabschnitte or becoming HSSPF. From left to right are Fritz Weitzel, Erich von dem Bach, Wilhelm Rediess, Joachim von Ribbentrop (Foreign Minister and an Ehrenführer or honorary SS General), Paul Moder, Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger and August Heissmeyer.
Allgemeine-SS: The Commands, Units and Leaders of the General SS Jakob Sporrenburg was born the son of a gardener in Düsseldorf on September 16, 1902. He lost a brother killed and one seriously wounded in WWI. While training as a mechanic in 1919 he joined the Freikorps and served for 1 l/2years. He joined the NSDAP in 1922 and was arrested by the French for sabotage activities in the Ruhr for which he was in jail from March, 1924, to August, 1925. After his release he worked as a telephone installer in Düsseldorf.
In April, 1944, it controlled all of Magdeburg-Anhalt and Südhannover-Braunschweig. Führer June 28, 1938 to July 11, 1940 July 11, 1940 to September 15, 1943 SS-Obergruppenführer Friedrich Jeckeln SS-Gruppenführer, after April 10, 1941 also Generalleutnant der Polizei, after June 21, 1943 SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Polizei Günther Pancke SS-Oberführer und Oberst der Polizei Wilhelm Fuchs July 8, 1943 to September 15, 1943 (substitute) September 15, 1943 to October 5, 1944 SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Polizei, after April 20, 1944 SSObergruppenführer und General der Polizei, after July 1, 1944 also General der WaffenSS Hermann Höfle 31 M Was temporary c o m m a n d e r until April 20, 1943, due to j u n i o r rank of B r i g a d e f ü h r e r being considered insufficient to be officially and permanently assigned the post.