SHEPMAN Wilhelm (Schepmann)( One of the leaders of the SA)
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Biography SHEPMAN Wilhelm (Schepmann)
Shepman (Schepmann) William (17.6.1894, Hattingen -?), One of the leaders of the SA, Obergruppenfiihrer CA (1934), Reichsleiter (since 1943). Participant 1-st world war, a lieutenant, battalion adjutant, was seriously wounded in battle. For military distinctions awarded the Iron Cross 2 class. B 1922 joined the NSDAP. At the end of 1920. joined CA in Hattingen (Essen). Since 1932 member of the Prussian Landtag. On Feb.. 1933 of Police president Dortmund. 12.11.1933 elected to the Reichstag from South Vestfalii.S 12.11.1933 leader in the field of Westphalia CA - South. Since December. 1933 also was commissioner of command in Vestafalii SA, Lippe-Detmold and Shamburge. Since April. 1934 Head Obergruppen CA '10 '(Westphalia - Lower Rhine). The destruction of the SA leadership during the 'Night of the Long Knives' in 1934 stood on the side A. Hitler. On Nov.. 1934 Team Leader CA 'Saxony'. After the death in. Lutz, 9/11/1943 was appointed Chief of Staff of the High Command SA (supreme leader of the SA was Hitler himself). By the time of appointment Shepmana. SA have lost its role as 'shock brigades of the Party', becoming, in essence, the organization of pre-conscription training and training of reservists. When in October. 1944 was created under the direct leadership of the NSDAP Volkssturm (militia), Shepman was appointed head of firearms training. Remained at the head of the SA to the defeat of Germany, when the law? 2 Allied Control Council in Germany SA had been abolished and outlawed. In 1952, successfully completed the process of denazification and was elected to the city council of his native city.