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Allied Control Authority, Control Council Directive No. 38 (the arrest and punishment of war criminals, Nazis and Militarists and the internment, control and surveillance of potentially dangerous Germans) 12 October 1946, pp. 114-136 PDF (6.7 MB)
DENAZIIICATION Appendix A' PART II The following is a list of categories of persons who, because of tjhe character of the crimes allegedly committed by them, shown In Article 3, paragraphs A, B and C, of Part II of this Directive will be carefully investigated and, if the results of the investiga- tion necessitate a trial, must be brought to trial as offenders and punished if found guilty. A) The German Secret Service including Abwehraemter (military intelligence offices) 1. All officers and other personnel of the RSHA, its organiza- tions and offices directly supervised by RSHA, if not in- cluded in the category of Major Offender. 2. All officials of the Geheime Feldpolizei who are not in- cluded in the category of Major Offender. 3. All persons who since 30 January 1933 were engaged in their countries by the German Secret Service including Ab- wehr or any other organization or branch under the control or supervision of the German Secret Service. B) The Security Police (Sipo) 1. All persons who have been members of the Grenzpolizei since 1 June 1937, if not included in the category of Major Offender. 2. All officials of the Criminal Police down to and Including the rank of the Kriminalkommissar if not included in the category of Major Offender. 3. All executive officials of the Mail Censor Offices (Brief- pruefungsstellen) if not included in the category of Major Offender. C) The Ordnungspolizei (Orpo) 1. All commissioned police officers (Schutzpolizei, Gendarme- rie, Wasserschutzpolizei, Luftschutzpolizei, Technische Not- hilfe, Feuerschutzpolizei, Verwaltungspolizei, Kolonialpoli- zei, Sonderpolizei, Hilfspolizei) who were promoted after 30 January 1933 or who, whether promoted or not, remained in office after 31 December 1937 in spite of successive purges. 2. Al] commissioned police officers who have served as such at any time in one of the territories formerly occupied by Germany in any fighting formation (Einsatzgruppe or Ein- satzkommando) or the Sipo or the SD. 3. All members of the Verwaltungspolizei who had been as- signed to Gestapo and SD. D) The NSDAP 1. All office holders and officials of the NSDAP (salaried and honorary posts) down to the lowest rank in the party of- fices (main and subordinate offices) as well as institutions and academies which were founded by the NSDAP. 2. All members of the Corps of Political Leaders who are not included in the category of Major Offender. 3. All members of the "Reichstagsfraktion" of the NSDAP who are not included in the category of Major Offender. 4. All members of the NSDAP who joined prior to 1 May 1937. 5. All members of the NSDAP who after 4 years of service with the "Hitler-Jugend" and after having reached the age of 18 had been selected for admission into the Party. APRIL 1948 - 129 -
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