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   Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression, Volume Two, Chapter XIV

                                                 [Page 1092]

OB             Oberfehlshaber         Commander in Chief
ObKom.         Oberkommando           High Command
OKL            Oberkommando der       Air Force High Command
OKM            Oberkommando der       Navy High Command
OKW            Iberkommando der       Armed Forces High Command
OKH            Oberkommando des       Army High Command
OSAF           Oberste SA-Fuehrung    Supreme Command of the SA
ORPO           Ordnungspolizei        Order Police
OT             Organisation Todt      Labor Corps originated by
               Ortsgruppe             Largest NSDAP subdivision
                                      of a Kreis
               Ortsgruppenleiter      NSDAP leader of an
               Ostland                Baltic countries and White
                                                     [Page 1093]
PPK            Parteiamtliche         Offical Party Examinging
               Pruefungskonmission    Commission for the
               zum Schutze des NS-    Protection of National
               Schriftums             Socialist Publications
Pg.            Parteigenosse          Party Member (male)
Pgn.           Parteigenossin         Party Member (female)
               Preussische            Prussian Law collection
               Ratsherr               Town Councillor
               Reichsamtsleiter       Head of a department in
                                      the Party Reichsleitung
RAD            Reichsarbeitsdienst    Reich Labor Service
RAM            Reichsaussenminister   Reich Foreign Minister
RDB            Reichslund der         German Civil Servant's
               Deutschen Beamten      League
               Reichsdeutsche         German citizens residing
                                      in Germany
RFSS           Reichsfuehrer SS       Reich Leader of the SS
RGBl.          Reichsgesetzblatt      Reich Legal Gazette
               Reichshauptamtsleiter  Head of the central
                                      departments of the Party
               Reichsinnenminister    Minister of Interior
                                      (Frick, succeeded by
RJF            Reichsjugendfuehrung   Reich Youth Leadership
                                                     [Page 1094]
               Reichskriegsminister   Reich War Minister
RKK            Reichskulturekammer    Reich Ministry of Culture
               Reichsleiter           Member of the Supreme
                                      Party Directorate, in
                                      general the top level
                                      leader of an NSDAP
               Reichsleiter fuer die  Reich Leader of Youth
               Jugenderziehung        Education (von Shirach)
               Reichsleiter des       Head of the Legal Office
               Reichsrechtsamtes      of the Party (Hans Frank)
RL             Reichsleitung          Supreme Party Directorate
RM             Reichsmark             The mark; pre-war value
                                      about $.40
RMfdbO.        Reichsminister fuer    Reich Minister for
               die bestzten           Occupied Eastern
               Ostgebiete             Territories (Rosenberg)
               Reichsministerium      Reich Ministry for Popular
               fuer Volksaufklaerung  Enlightenment and
               und Propaganda         Propaganda (Goebbels)
               Reichsnaehrstand       Reich Food Estate
                                      (compulsory association of
                                      all persons engaged in
               Reichsparteitag        Reich Party Rally (annual
                                      Nazi Congress at Nurnberg)
RPL            Reichspropagandaleitu  Party Propaganda
               ng                     Department
               Reichsregierung        Reich Cabinet
RRG            Reichs-Rundfunk        Reich Broadcasting
               gessellschaft          Corporation
RSHA           Reichssichterheitshau  Reich Main Security Office
               ptamt                  (Kaltenbrunner)
RT             Reichstag              Reich Parliament
               Reichstatthalter       Reich Governor (of a Land
                                      or Reichsgau)
RVR            Reichsverteidigungsra  Reich Defense Council
               Reichswehr             The German Army

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