The Nazi police state

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The SS (schutzstaffel)

The SS was led by Himmler and it had been the group that killed the SA leaders during the Night of the Long Knifes. It was in charge of state security and the Death's Heads Units who ran the concentration camps. Members had to be Aryan in appearance and they had to marry 'racially pure' wives.

The Gestapo

The Gestapo were the secret police and were created by Goering. The most important leader was Heydrich and the Gestapo did not wear

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