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.
Military Government, Germany, British Zone of Control, Ordinance No. 79 (categorization of less dangerous Nazis), pp. 142-149 PDF (2.7 MB)
DENAZIFICATION Serial No. Composition Remarks 15 Police Officials (a) All Government officials in the Police Hier- archy down to and including Regierungs- and Kriminal Direktoren. (b) All officers down to and including the rank of Colonel or equivalent in the Regular Uni- formed Police. 16 Nazi Party Officials (a) All administrative officials of the party down to Kreis level not included in Category I . (b) All members of the Party down to and includ- ing the rank of Abschnittsleiter. 17 Profiteers and others Any who during the Nazi regime gained or possessed considered to be po- substantial economic resources and used these re- tentially dangerous sources for the advancement or maintenance of the Nazi regime; or any who, being already considered to be potentially dangerous as a result of their previous activities or connections, possess prop- erty or income sufficient to canmand a position of authority or influence in the social, economic or political life of German. CATEGORY III (LESSER OFFENDERS) Serial No. Composition Remarks 18 Individuals fran Cat- Individuals released after completion of sentence. egory I and II or internment, or transferred from a higher cat- egory. 19 Individuals removed or excluded from Office Any individual removed or excluded from Office un- der the implementation of Control Council Directive No. 24. 20 Miscellaneous Particularly ardent National Socialist activists, irrespective of whether or not they were affiliated to the NS DAP. CATEGORY IV (FOLLOWTERS) Serial No. Composition Re-marks 21 Individuals from Any individuals down-graded from a higher category Highier Categories after review. 22 Miscellaneous National Socialist activists irrespective of whether or not they were affiliated to the NSDAP. APRIL 1948 - 148 -
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