|Theodor Emil Saevecke|
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Seavecke as an SS-Obersturmführer
|Birth name||Theodor Emil Saevecke|
|Born||22 March 1911|
|Died||15 December 2004(aged 93)|
|Place of birth||Hamburg, Germany|
|Place of death||Hamburg, Germany|
|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.
- Richard Breitman (4 April 2005). U.S. Intelligence and the Nazis. Cambridge University Press. pp. 359. ISBN 978-0-521-61794-9. http://books.google.com/books?id=GnkBYN8ipYcC&pg=PA359.
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