SHIMA, Walter (Schimana)( Gruppenfц+hrer SS Lieutenant-General of the Waffen SS and Police)
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Schiemann (Schimana) Walter (12.3.1898, Silesia, Austria-Hungary - 12.9.1948, Salzburg), one of the leaders of the occupation regime, Gruppenfuhrer SS Lieutenant-General of the Waffen SS and Police (20/4/1944). He graduated from the Austrian Cadet. As part of the Austro-Hungarian army participated in the 1 st World War, Lieutenant (Dec. 1918). 7/12/1926 joined the NSDAP (the ticket? 49 042) and CA. Served in various parts of SA, Standartenfiihrer (1938). In the 1932-33 school commandant CA 'Kleynlos'; in 1933-34 commander shturmbanna. In 1934 transferred to shutspolitsiyu captain, 1.4.1936 - a gendarmerie major. Since April. 1936 in the headquarters of the police chief of the order. 15.8.1939 joined the SS (the ticket? 337 753) with the rank Standartenfuhrer. In 1940 the commander of the gendarmerie school in Suhl. On Nov.. 1940 to Sept.. 1941 commander of the gendarmerie in motoshkoly Deggingene. Since December. 1941 to January. 1942 commanded a battle group of 137 Infantry Division. In July 1942 the commander of the police regiment. 4/9/1941 Schiemann was appointed head of the SS and police in Saratov.
Supervised punitive operations and organization to combat the guerrillas. On 30.11.1941 the head of the SS and police in the supreme leader of the SS and Police 'Central Russia', while in January. - July 1942 the commander of the police regiment 'Center'. On 21.7.1942 the head of the SS and police in Belorutenii (headquarters in Minsk) and the Commandant of Minsk. 15/7/1943 head formed of Ukrainian Nationalists volunteer SS Division 'Galicia', while under his command was established militant group 'Schiemann', who fought with the guerrillas between Minsk and Borisov. 18.10.1943 appointed the supreme leader of the SS and police in Greece (with its headquarters in Athens). On 5/10/1944 supreme head of the SS and police and the commander oberabshnita SS 'Danube'. In May 1945, surrendered to U.S. troops. In prison, committed suicide.