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  • n. Plural form of Einsatzgruppe.


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  • Hundreds of thousands died, a tally capped by World War II when Hitler sent in the known as the Einsatzgruppen Mobile Killing Units that executed Jews on the lip of mass graves they had been forced to dig for themselves.

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  • If that changes — if you’re lined up next to the ditch and a police Einsatzgruppen is working their way down to you, by all means resist, but until that happens it sure seems reasonable to expect people to cooperate and sort things out later in court.

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  • Panurg, you are from the USSR if I remember correctly, maybe you should inform Ms. Fleming and Mr. Lindman about the "Einsatzgruppen".

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  • On the Eastern front, during the early years of the war in which the Germans were on the offensive, these units, commonly known as "Einsatzgruppen," would follow the German Army and, with the Army's support and cooperation, would round up Jews, Gypsies and others and then commit mass executions.

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  • Seven of the "Einsatzgruppen" rounded up and shot Polish Catholic priests, intellectuals, and political leaders.

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  • Another three-quarters of a million Jews were slain by the machine guns of the so-called Einsatzgruppen"Special Task Forces.

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  • "We, therefore organized special 'Einsatzgruppen' (Commando groups) to land with the first military units, or even ahead of them, to seize key points.

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  • He would become chief prosecutor of a special German unit, the Einsatzgruppen, the mobile killing units operating on the Eastern front.

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  • While the principal perpetrators of the civil suppression behind the front lines amongst German armed forces were the Nazi German political armies (the SS-Totenkopfverbände and particularly the Einsatzgruppen), the traditional armed forces represented by the Wehrmacht committed and ordered (e.g. the Commissar Order) war crimes of their own, particularly during the invasion of Poland in 1939 [5] and later in the war against the Soviet Union.

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  • Much of the work was done by Hitler's Einsatzgruppen, security squads assigned not to fight but to murder suspected enemies of the new German Reich.

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