Dr. Franz Alfred Six (August 12, 1909 in Mannheim - July 9, 1975 in Bolzano) was a Nazi official who was appointed by Reinhard Heydrich to direct state police operations in German-occupied Great Britain. Events 1099 - First Crusade: Battle of Ascalon - Crusaders under the command of Godfrey of Bouillon defeat Fatimid Year 1909 ( MCMIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting Mannheim is a City in Germany. With 327318 inhabitants it is the second-largest city in the state of Baden-Württemberg after the capital Stuttgart Events 455 - Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. For the mathematician see Bernard Bolzano; for other uses see Bolzano (disambiguation. Nazism, which was a short name for National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus refers primarily to the Ideology and practices of the National Socialist German Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich ( 7 March 1904 &ndash 4 June 1942) was an SS - Obergruppenführer, chief Nazi Germany and the Third Reich are the common English names for Germany under the regime of Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist German Workers See also Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain (Breatainn Mhòr Prydain Fawr Breten Veur Graet Breetain is the larger of the two main islands  Because the planned German invasion of Britain did not come to pass, Dr. Six was never able to carry out the assignment of rounding up British citizens for deportation to the European continent. Professor Six first rose to prominence as dean of the faculty of Economics of the University of Berlin. For other universities in Berlin see List of Universities in Berlin. He quit his post to join the SD (Sicherheitsdienst - the security and intelligence service of the Schutzstaffel (SS)), and became one of the most fanatical members of the Nazi Party. The Sicherheitsdienst (SD Security Service was primarily the Intelligence service of the SS and the NSDAP. The ( German for "Protective Squadron" abbreviated SS - or ( Runic)- was a major Nazi organization under Adolf Hitler and the The, officially National Socialist German Workers' Party, ( abbreviated NSDAP) was a Political party in Germany between 1919 and 1945
Franz Six completed his classical High School in 1930, and proceeded to the University of Heidelberg to study sociology and politics. The Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg ( University of Heidelberg, Ruperto Carola, Heidelberg University, or simply Heidelberg) is a He graduated there with a degree of Doctor in philosophy in 1934. In 1936 he earned the high degree of Dr. phil. habil. and began teaching at the University of Königsberg where he also took up the position of Press Director for the German Student's Association. Habilitation is the highest academic qualification a person can achieve by their own pursuit in certain European and Asian countries The University of Königsberg (Albertus-Universität Königsberg was the University of Königsberg, East Prussia. By 1939 he had become chair for Foreign Political Science at the University of Berlin and was its first Dean of the faculty for Foreign Countries. Berlin is the capital city and one of sixteen states of Germany.
Dr. Six joined the Nazi party in 1930 (he was member #245679) and the Sturmabteilung (SA) in 1932, for whom he was a student organizer. The, abbreviated SA, ( German for "Assault detachment" or "Assault section" usually translated as " stormtroop(ers Following the dissolution of the latter, Six joined the SD in 1935 (member #107480). His academic achievements and impressive curriculum cast a spell on Reinhard Heydrich who appointed him as head of Amt VII, Written Affairs of the RSHA which dealt primarily with ideological combat. The RSHA, or Reichssicherheitshauptamt (Reich Security Head Office was a subordinate organization of the SS. An ideology is a set of beliefs aims and Ideas especially in politics
On September 17, 1940, the same day on which Hitler abandoned the idea of an invasion of Great Britain, Heydrich charged him to plan the elimination of anti-Nazi elements in Britain following a successful invasion by the Wehrmacht, since this task would be appointed to the RSHA, which included the SD. Events 1176 - The Battle of Myriokephalon is fought 1462 - The Battle of Świecino (or Battle of Żarnowiec Year 1940 ( MCMXL) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Operation Sealion (Unternehmen Seelöwe was Germany's plan to invade the United Kingdom during World War II, beginning in 1940 Wehrmacht (literally "defense force" was the name of the unified Armed forces of Germany from 1935 to 1945 Among other things, his responsibilities included the detention of some 2,300 individuals immediately after the conquest of Britain by Germany. Their names came from a list previously compiled by Walter Schellenberg, at that time a part of the counter-intelligence apparatus of the SD. The Black Book was the post-war name given to the Sonderfahndungsliste G Walter (correctly Walther) Friedrich Schellenberg ( January 16[[ 910]] &ndash March 31[[ 952]] was a German Nazi who This list included British politicians, namely Winston Churchill and other members of the Cabinet, scholars like Sigmund Freud, even though he had died in September 1939, the philosopher Bertrand Russell, members of exiled governments, financiers such as Bernard Baruch and many other anti-Nazi elements. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS, PC, PC (Can ( 30 November 1874 Sigmund Freud (ˈziːkmʊnt ˈfʁɔʏt born Sigismund Shlomo Freud (May 6 1856 &ndash September 23 1939 was an Austrian Psychiatrist who founded Philosophy is the study of general problems concerning matters such as existence knowledge truth beauty justice validity mind and language Bertrand Arthur William Russell 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970 was a British Philosopher, Historian Bernard Mannes Baruch (bəˈɹuk ( August 18, 1870 &ndash June 20, 1965) was a Jewish-American Financier, stock market Speculator According to William L. Shirer's book "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich", Churchill was to be placed into the hands of RSHA Amt VI (Foreign Intelligence), but most of the rest of the people on the list were to be placed into the hands of RSHA Amt IV (Gestapo). William Lawrence Shirer ( February 23, 1904 – December 28, 1993) was an American journalist and historian The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by Journalist William L Shirer was the first definitive history of Nazi Germany in English. The Sicherheitsdienst (SD Security Service was primarily the Intelligence service of the SS and the NSDAP. The ( contraction of ge heime Sta ats' po' lizei: "Secret State Police" was the official Secret police of Nazi Germany A separate list also named many organizations who would have to be dismantled as well, namely the Freemasons, the Jehovah's Witnesses and even the Boy Scouts. Jehovah's Witnesses is a restorationist, millenialist Christian denomination The Scout Association is the World Organization of the Scout Movement recognised Scouting association in the United Kingdom
Franz Six was also charged with the creation of six Einsatzgruppen located in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool and either Edinburgh or Glasgow. Einsatzgruppen ( German: "task forces" "intervention groups" were Paramilitary groups formed by Heinrich Himmler and London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Birmingham ( ˈbɜːmɪŋəm Ber -ming-um Bristol ( ˈbrɪstəl is a city, Unitary authority and ceremonial county in South West England, west of London Liverpool ( is a City and Metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary Edinburgh ( ˈɛdɪnb(ərə Dùn Èideann) is the Capital of Scotland and is its second largest city after Glasgow. Glasgow (ˈglæzgoʊ is the largest city in Scotland and third most populous in the United Kingdom These death squads would be charged with the elimination of civilian resistance members and Jews all over Great Britain. PLEASE TAKE NOTE************
After the Battle of Britain, Hitler gave up on his attempts to invade Great Britain and as such, Six's plans came to nothing. The Battle of Britain (German ''Luftschlacht um England'' is the name given to the sustained strategic effort by the German Luftwaffe during the summer and Hi and welcome to Wikipedia! Please understand that this article is frequently vandalized and vandalism is reverted immediately On June 20, 1941, Six was assigned as chief of Vorkommando Moscow a unit of Einsatzgruppe B in the Soviet Union. Events 451 - Battle of Chalons: Flavius Aetius ' defeats Attila the Hun. Year 1941 ( MCMXLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (the link will display 1941 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Einsatzkommando refers to a sub-group of the five Einsatzgruppen mobile killing squads — 3000 men — responsible for systematically killing every Jew and The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR was a constitutionally Socialist state that existed in Eurasia from 1922 to 1991 During this command, Six's kommando reported "liquidating" 144 persons. The report claimed "The Vorkommando Moscow was forced to execute another 46 persons, amongst them 38 intellectual Jews who had tried to create unrest and discontent in the newly established Ghetto of Smolensk. Smolensk (Смоленск is a city in western Russia, located on the Dnieper River, the administrative centre of Smolensk Oblast. " He was promoted by Himmler himself on November 9, 1941 to SS-Oberführer for exceptional service in the Einsatz. Heinrich Luitpold Himmler ( 7 October 1900 – 23 May 1945 was a Nazi German politician and head of the Schutzstaffel (SS. Events 694 - Egica, a king of the Visigoths of Hispania, accuses Jews of aiding Muslims sentencing all Year 1941 ( MCMXLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (the link will display 1941 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Oberführer was an early paramilitary rank of the Nazi Party dating back to 1921 On January 31, 1945 he was again promoted to SS-Brigadeführer. Events 1504 - France cedes Naples to Aragon. 1606 - Gunpowder Plot: Guy Fawkes Year 1945 ( MCMXLV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar Brigadeführer was an SS rank that was used in Nazi Germany between the years of 1932 and 1945 Dr. Six was tried as a war criminal at Nuremberg in the Einsatzgruppen Trial of 1948. The Einsatzgruppen Trial (or officially The United States of America vs Unable to link him directly to any atrocities, the Nuremberg tribunal sentenced him to 20 years imprisonment. The Nuremberg Trials were a series of trials most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of the political military and economic leadership of Nazi Germany after A clemency court commuted this sentence to 10 years, and he was released on 30 September 1952. It is alleged Six joined the Bundesnachrichtendienst in the 1950's. The Bundesnachrichtendienst ( Federal Intelligence Service, BND is the foreign Intelligence agency of the German government under the control of the
Franz Six retired to Friedrichshafen in southwest Germany. Friedrichshafen is a town on the northern side of Lake Constance ( Bodensee) in southern Germany, near the borders with Switzerland and Austria Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. He worked as a publicity/advertising executive for Porsche. Porsche SE or Porsche ( German, ˈpɔɹʃə is a German manufacturer of automobiles which is majority-owned by the Porsche and Piëch In 1960 he was interviewed by British journalist Comer Clarke for his book England Under Hitler (referenced below under further reading). A journalist (also called a newspaperman) is a person who practices Journalism, the gathering and dissemination of information about current events trends
Six was called as one of four witnesses by defense attorney Robert Servatius in the 1961 trial in Israel of Adolf Eichmann, and gave his testimony by deposition in West Germany. Dr Robert Servatius b 1895 in Cologne, Germany - d 1988 in Cologne, Germany) was a 20th century German Lawyer. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Israel topics. West Germany ( Inf German: Westdeutschland or West-Deutschland) was the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany ( Servatius had wanted to have Six appear in person, but Prosecutor Gideon Hausner stated that the former Nazi general would be subject to arrest as a war criminal. Gideon Hausner (גדעון האוזנר 26 September 1915 – 15 November 1990) was an Israeli jurist and politician War crimes are "violations of the laws or customs of war" including but not limited to "murder the ill-treatment or deportation of civilian residents of an occupied  Six's testimony was introduced in Eichmann's defense, but proved to be of more help to the prosecution. 
Franz Six died in 1975.