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Theodor Emil Saevecke
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Seavecke as an SS-Obersturmführer
Birth name Theodor Emil Saevecke
Born (1911-03-22)22 March 1911
Died 15 December 2004(2004-12-15) (aged 93)
Place of birth Hamburg, Germany
Place of death Hamburg, Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Flag of the Schutzstaffel.svg Schutzstaffel
Years of service 1938—1945
Rank Hauptsturmführer, SS (Captain)
Commands held Sicherheitsdienst, Einsatzgruppe; Gestapo

He was born on 22 March 1911. In 1926, he was a member of the Freikorps, fighting against both the Weimar Republic and communists. On 1 February 1929, Saevecke became a member of the NSDAP (Nazi Party) (member 112,407). In 1938 he became a member of the Schutzstaffel (SS) (member 396,401). After the war in Europe started, he was a member of the mobile SS death squad, Einsatzgruppen IV in Poland through 1940. Later he was promoted to the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer and served in the SS-Sicherheitsdienst (SD; Security Service) in Libya and Tunisa between 1942-1943, under Walter Rauff. During 1943 to 1945, Saevecke was head of the Gestapo and the Italian fascist police in Milan. After the war, in 1962, while a Kriminalrat at Sicherungsgruppe Bonn, he led a police raid on the Spiegel scandal. Saevecke died on 15 December 2004.

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