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   Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression, Volume Two, Chapter XIV

                                                 [Page 1085]

DAF            Deutsche Arbeitsfront  German Labor Front
DFW            Deutsches Frauenwerk   German Woman's
                                      Organization (sub-
                                      organization of the NSF)
DGT            Deutscher Gemeindetag  German Municipal Congree
DHD            Deutscher              German Commercial Service
               Handelsdienst          (News Agency)
DNB            Deutsches              Official German News
               Nachrichtenbuero       Agency
               Dienstleiter           Rank in Party
               Drang nach Osten       Drive to the East
               Dreierkollegium        The College of Three (the
                                      two Plenipotentiaries for
                                      War Economy and
                                      Administration, and the
                                      Chief of the OKW)
DPK            Deutsche diplomatisch- German Diplomatic and
               politische             Political Correspondence
               Korrespondenz          (News Agency of the
                                      Foreign Office)
DRK            Deutsches Rotes Kreuz  German Red Cross
eh.            ehrenhalber            Honorary
                                                     [Page 1087]
               Einsatzgruppe          Special (Gestapo and SD)
                                      purposes, e.g., executing
                                      Nazi race policy, policing
                                      and raiding occupied
               Einsatzstab            Special Purpose Staff
               Einsatz Rosenberg      Rosenberg's staff for
                                      looting art treasures
EK             Eisernes Kreuz         Iron Cross
               Freikorps              Illegal terroist military
                                      formations of former
                                      officers and exz-
                                      servicemen in Germany
                                      after World War I
               Fuehrerbefehl          Fuehrer Order
               Fuehrererlass          Fuehrer Edict
               Fuehrerkorps           Corps of political leaders
                                      of the NSDAP
               Fuehrerprinzip         Leadership principle of
                                      the NSDAP
Fuest.         Fuehrungsstab          Operational Staff
FdR.           Fueh die Richtigkeit   True or accurate copy
               Gau                    Largest NSDAP unit; 42 in
                                      the Reich and one for all
                                      Party groups outside the
               Gauamtsleither         Administrative head of the
                                      Party Gauleitung
               Gauleiter              NSDAP leader of a Gau
               Gauleitung             Center of Party
                                      administration in a Gau
               Gauschatzmeister       Treasurer of the Party
                                                     [Page 1088]
               Geheimer Kabinettsrat  Secret Cabinet Council
Gkos.          Geheime Kommandosache  Top Secret (military
               Geheime Reichssache    Top Secret (civil
Gestapo        Geheime Staatspolizei  Secret State Police. The
                                      political police system
                                      established in Prussia and
                                      extended throughout the
                                      Reich and the occupied
               General-beauftragter   Commissioner-General
               Generalbevoll-         Plenipotentiary-General
GBA            Generalbevoll-         Plenipotentiary-General
               maechtigter fuer den   for Labor Allocation
               Arbeitseinsatz         (Sauckel)
               Generalbevoll-         Plenipotentiary-General
               maechtigter fuer die   for War Economy (Schacht)
               Generalbevoll-         Plenipotentary-General for
               maechtigter fuer die   Administration (Frick-
               Reichsverwaltung       Himmler)
GG             Generalgouvernement    Government-General
                                                     [Page 1089]
Genst.         Generalstab            General Staff
GmbH.          Gesellschaft mit       Limited liability company
               beschraenkter Haftung
               Gleichschaltung        The process of compulsory
                                      coordination of German
                                      organizations of all types
                                      to conform to the Nazi
                                      racial pattern and accept
                                      Party control.
               Gliederungen der       Party Formation
               Haupstelle             Main Bureau
H. Gr.         Heeresgruppe           Army Group
               Herausgeber            Publisher of a Newspaper
                                      or Publishing Firm
               Herrenvolk             Master race
HJ             Hitlerjugend           Hitler Youth
               Hoheitstraeger         NSDAP bearer of
                                      sovereignty within a
                                      specific area of Party
                                      jurisdiction, i.e., a
                                      leader of a Gau, Kreis,
                                      Ortsgruppe, Zelle or Block
HSSPf.         Giegerer SS-und-       Higher SS -- and Police
               Polizeifuehrer         Leader

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