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Germany (territory Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone). Office of Military Government. Civil Administration Division. / Denazification, cumulative review. Report, 1 April 1947-30 April 1948.
(1948)

Law for liberation from National Socialism and Militarism (German legislation), 5 March 1946, as amended and annotated,   pp. 52-97 PDF (13.5 MB)


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DENAZIFICATION
(10) Anyone who, by word or deed, took an attitude of hatred
towards opponents of the NSDAP at home or abroad,
towards prisoners of war, the population of formerly
occupied territories, foreign civilian workers, internees
or similar persons;
(11) Anyone who favored the exemption from military serv-
ice (UK-Stellung) or from combat service of individuals
because of their National Socialist attitude, or who
effected or attempted to effect their induction into
military service or their transfer to the front because
of their opposition to National Socialism.
III. Activists will also include persons who after 8 May 1945
have endangered the peace of the German people or of the
world by advocating National Socialism or Militarism.
Militarists
ARTICLE 8
I. Militarists are:
(1) Persons who attempted to bring the life of the German
people in line with a policy of militaristic force:
(2) Persons who advocated or are responsible for the dom-
ination of foreign peoples, their exploitation or de-
portation; or
(3) Persons who promoted armament for these purposes.
II. Militarists are in particular the following persons, insofar
as they are not Major Offenders:
(1) Persons who, by word oK in writings, formulated or
disseminated militaristic doctrines or programs or who
were active outside the Wehrmacht in any organization
which served to promote militaristic ideas;
(2) Persons who before 1935 organized or participated in the
organization of the systematic training of youth for war;
(3) Persons who, exercising power of command, are respon-
sible for the wanton devastation of cities and rural areas
after the invasion of Germany;
(4) Persons who, as members of the Armed Forces (Wehr-
macht), the Reich Labor Service (Reichsarbeitsdienst),
the Organisation Todt (OT), or the Transport Group
Speer, without regard to their rank, abused their au-
thority to obtain special personal advantages or to
mistreat subordinates brutally.
Profiteers
ARTICLE 9
I. Profiteers are:
Persons who, selfishly and by reason of their political position
or their connections, extracted personal or economic ad-
vantages for themselves or for others from the tyranny of the
NSDAP, the rearmament, or the war.
II. Profiteers are in particular the following persons, insofar as
they are not Major Offenders:
(1)  Anyone who, solely on account of his membership in
APRIL 1948
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