The codename Unternehmen Tannenberg (Operation Tannenberg) was used for two different German operations:
Several Gleiwitz incident-like commando acts were executed in late August 1939, see Operation Himmler. The Gleiwitz incident was a staged attack on 31 August, 1939 against the German Radio station Sender Gleiwitz in Gleiwitz Operation Himmler (less often known as Operation Konserve or Operation Canned Goods) was a Nazi Germany False flag project to create the appearance The Gleiwitz incident was a staged attack on 31 August, 1939 against the German Radio station Sender Gleiwitz in Gleiwitz Operation Himmler (less often known as Operation Konserve or Operation Canned Goods) was a Nazi Germany False flag project to create the appearance
Operation Tannenberg (German: Unternehmen Tannenberg) was the codename for one of the extermination actions directed at the Polish people during World War II, part of the Generalplan Ost. The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. Poland (Polska officially the Republic of Poland World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including Generalplan Ost ( GPO) was a secret Nazi plan of Genocide and Ethnic cleansing to be realised in the territories occupied Conscription lists (Sonderfahndungsbuch Polen) identified more than 61,000 Polish activists, intelligentsia, actors, former officers, etc. Activism, in a general sense can be described as intentional action to bring about social or political change For the coffee shop company often called Intelligentsia for short see Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea. who were to be interned or shot. Members of the German minority living in Poland assisted in preparing the lists.
The plan was created in May of 1939. Following the orders of Adolf Hitler, a special unit dubbed Tannenberg was created within the Reich Security Main Office (Reichssicherheitshauptamt). Hi and welcome to Wikipedia! Please understand that this article is frequently vandalized and vandalism is reverted immediately The RSHA, or Reichssicherheitshauptamt (Reich Security Head Office was a subordinate organization of the SS. It commanded a number of Einsatzgruppen der Sicherheitspolizei und des SD formed of Gestapo, Kripo and SD officers who were theoretically subordinate to local Wehrmacht commanders. The ( contraction of ge heime Sta ats' po' lizei: "Secret State Police" was the official Secret police of Nazi Germany is the standard term for the criminal investigation agency within the Police forces of Germany, Austria and the German-speaking cantons of Switzerland The Sicherheitsdienst (SD Security Service was primarily the Intelligence service of the SS and the NSDAP. Wehrmacht (literally "defense force" was the name of the unified Armed forces of Germany from 1935 to 1945 Their task was to arrest all the people listed on the proscription lists prepared before the outbreak of World War II.
First, in August 1939 about 2,000 activists of Polish minority organisations in Germany were arrested and murdered. The second part of the action started September 1, 1939, and ended in October resulting in at least 20,000 murdered in 760 mass executions by special units, Einsatzgruppen, in addition to regular Wehrmacht units. Events 462 - Possible start of first Byzantine indiction cycle. Year 1939 ( MCMXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Einsatzgruppen ( German: "task forces" "intervention groups" were Paramilitary groups formed by Heinrich Himmler and In addition to these, a special formation was created out of the German minority living in Poland called Selbstschutz, whose members trained in Germany prior the war in diversion and guerilla fighting. Selbstschutz (Self-protection stands for two organisations it was (1 a name used by a number of paramilitary organisations created by Ethnic Germans in Central Europe The formation was responsible for many massacres and due to its bad reputation was dissolved by Nazi authorities after the September Campaign.