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Igor Karpov wrote:Pitino wrote:-Friedrich Karl Janowsky-(1940)- Oberdienstleiter der NSDAP
Actually, he was Hauptdienstleiter. So, push him up.
Pitino wrote:Igor Karpov wrote:Pitino wrote:-No problem!!!! My mind stays in the gutter at times as well!!! I think we can finally put the Wilhelm Baur/Hauptbefehlsleiter topic to rest!!! His final NSDAP rank was Hauptdienstleiter der NSDAP!!!!
Eh, not so fast, guys. I was right, when I talked about his last rank as Hauptbefehlsleiter. Apparently, Bormann had a very good coat, for which Baur had carefully looked after.
So, here we have a chronology of Baur's ranks at a certain date, compiled by me using original documents.
1. Rank - Hauptdienstleiter, Date - February 6, 1942;
2. Rank - Hauptdienstleiter; Date - April 9, 1943;
3. Rank - Oberbefehlsleiter; Date - April 16, 1943;
4. Rank - Oberbefehlsleiter; Date - December 3, 1943;
5. Rank - Oberbefehlsleiter; Date - June 22, 1944;
6. Rank - Hauptbefehlsleiter; Date - August 21, 1944.
Anyway, the point is that it was possible to jump from two to three grades in the party hierarchy. For example, in September 1, 1942 the Oberdienstleiter Arno Schickedanz was presented to the award of rank Oberbefehlsleiter, but Oberbereichsleiter Walter Malletke and Oberbereichsleiter Dr. Georg Leibbrandt (which Mark mistakenly identified as Oberbefehlsleiter - so correct your list, Pitino) - of Oberdienstleiter. Of course, it doesn't mean that they actually received the reffered titles, but I'm working to obtain confirmation or refutation of any of their promotion.
-Great work on the Baur chronology!!! I will bump him up to the list of Hauptbefehlsleiter as soon as I come out with my new list. Also, are you saying that Malletke and Leibbrandt jumped from Oberbereichsleiter to Oberdienstleiter? If so when did this take place, because I have a positive transmission listing Walther Malletke as holding the rank of Oberebereichsleiter der NSDAP on (Janauary 8,1943).
Igor Karpov wrote:About Dr. Theo Hupfauer: he listed as Hauptdienstleiter der NSDAP as early as (or "as late as") July 31, 1944.
Pitino wrote:-I would love to add it that to the updated list, but what is your reputable source?Pitino
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