Origin of Gestapo
Examples from the Web for gestapo
The French police supplied the trucks; the Gestapo, the men.
On April 25, 1941, the Gestapo moved into the building and I had to give all the keys to the Germans.
The director of the Gestapo answered only to Heinrich Himmler, and Himmler, only to the Fuhrer himself.
Still, at its largest in 1944, the Gestapo had only 31,000 agents to fulfill its grim brief across all of occupied Europe.
All over Europe, the Gestapo orchestrated mass killings on a daily basis.
They must think that we are like the Gestapo or something like that.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
And the Gestapo was holding the whip hand because of events which had taken place in the past.Dave Dawson with the Commandos|R. Sidney Bowen
I would swear that there is not one Gestapo secret agent in all of Moscow, but I am not content with just believing so.Dave Dawson on the Russian Front|R. Sidney Bowen
Often the Gestapo uses Czech citizens whose relatives are in Germany and upon whom pressure is put.Secret Armies|John L. Spivak
Human life, and particularly the lives of women and children, meant even less to them than it did to the Gestapo.Dave Dawson at Casablanca|Robert Sydney Bowen
British Dictionary definitions for gestapo
Word Origin for Gestapo
Culture definitions for gestapo
The secret police of the Third Reich in Germany. The Gestapo operated against Germans suspected of treason by using brutal interrogation and torture; they instilled widespread fear by their terrorist methods.