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- Joachim von Ribbentrop : Foreign Minister of Nazi Germany, of lessened importance when the extension of national policies became military rather than diplomatic; tried and executed, principally for planning war, by the International Military Tribunal (Nuremberg)
- Reich Foreign Office : Weimar and Nazi cabinet ministry concerned with the conduct of diplomacy; headed by Constantin von Neurath (1932-1938) and Joachim von Ribbentrop (1938-1945) '
- Schutzstaffel : A Nazi German organization, the "SS". technically part of the National Socialist German Workers' Party but in many respects a "state within a state", its functions intermingled with government offices in a manner characteristic of Adolf Hitler's desire to keep final control. While it is best known for its security and genocidal operations, it also had major economic and regular military roles, a far growth from its original role as Hitler's personal bodyguard
- The Holocaust : Nazi Germany's systematic economic exploitation, followed by killing, of European Jews and others deemed racial and ideological enemies
- Wannsee Conference : Nazi meeting in January 1942 to plan the killing of 11 million Jews of Europe, now known as the Holocaust.
- Franz Rademacher : Head of the Jewish Desk of the Reich Foreign Office; Nazi Party member since 1933
- Heinrich Himmler : German Nazi leader, head of the Schutzstaffel (SS) party elite; committed suicide after being captured at the end of World War II
- Walter Schellenberg : (1910-1952) SS-Brigadefuehrer, who headed the SD throughout WWII, which absorbed all other national foreign intelligence organizations of Nazi Germany; testified against major war criminals at the International Military Tribunal (Nuremberg); later received a six-year sentence; commuted before his death from liver disease