The Nizkor Project: Remembering the Holocaust (Shoah)

Nazi Conspiracy & Aggression
Individual Responsibility Of Defendants

Artur Seyss-Inquart

(Part 1 of 18)

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Within the Nazi conspiracy Seyss-Inquart became the expert manipulator and subjugator of countries to be invaded or already invaded by the Nazi conspirators, first of Austria, later of Poland and The Netherlands. For the benefit of the Nazi conspirators he enslaved these countries, making them vassals of the Nazi regime.


(1) Positions Held by Artur Seyss-Inquart in the Order Set Forth in the Indictment.

(a) Member of the NSDAP (Nazi Party), 13 March 1938 to 8 May 1945.

(b) General in the SS, 15 March 1938 to 8 May 1945.

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(c) State Councillor of Austria, May 1937 to 12 February 1938.

(d) Minister of Interior and Security of Austria, 16 February 1938 to 11 March 1938.

(e) Chancellor of Austria, 11 March 1938 to 15 March 1938.

(f) Member of the Reichstag, April 1938 to 8 May 1945.

(g) Member of the Reich Cabinet, 1 May 1939 to 1945.

(h) Reich Minister without Portfolio, 1 May 1939 to September 1939.

(i) Chief of the Civil Administration of South Poland, early September 1939.

(j) Deputy Governor-General of the Polish Occupied Territory, 12 October 1939 to 18 May 1940.

(k) Reich Commissar for Occupied Netherlands 18 May 1940 to 8 May 1945. (2910-PS)

(2) Positions Held in Addition to Those Set Forth in the Indictment.

(a) Reich Governor of Austria, 15 March 1938 to 1 May 1939. (2910-PS)

(b) President of the German Academy, Munich, 1943. (3457-PS)

(3) Previous Occupations of Seyss-Inquart.

(a) Commissioned officer in a Tyrol-Kaiserjaeger Regiment of the Austrian Army in World War I, 1914- 1918.

(b) Lawyer in Vienna, Austria. (3425-PS)

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