“ On 2 July most of the children of Lidice, a small village in what was then Czechoslovakia, were handed over to the Łódź Gestapo office. Those 82 children were then transported to the extermination camp at Chełmno 70 kilometers away.
Self Portrait with Orange Palette (1926). By Austrian painter, Rudolf Wacker (1893-1939). Sad note: Wacker, an enemy of the Nazis, had a heart attack during a house raid by the Gestapo. Later, on another occasion, when questioned by them, he had a second heart attack and died, aged 46.
German Gestapo agents arrested by the Allies after the liberation of Liège, Belgium, are herded together in a cell in the citadel of Liege. October They are among the lucky ones. The Resistance would simply shoot any Gestapo officer upon capture.
Gestapo -- although the organisation was pervasive they were low in numbers considering the size of Germany and heavily committed elsewhere in the Reich.
https://flic.kr/p/2229Voy | Silesian Parliament Square | The Non-Joint Offices Building, Under German occupation the Gestapo headquarters. Architect: Witold Kłębkowski Built: 1935-37 Adress: Pl. Sejmu Śląskiego City: Katowice, Poland Wojciech Korfanty Monument Architect: Zygmunt Brachmański Built: 1997-99 Adress: Pl. Sejmu Śląskiego City: Katowice, Poland Portfolio Facebook Instagram Steepshot