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1 Jul 1934
  • During this month, as "Night of the Long Knives" shattered the SA organization in Germany, the SS took over control of guarding concentration camps. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
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  • On Adolf Hitler's orders, Ernst Röhm, the head of the SA, was shot in a cell at Stadelheim prison in München (Munich), Germany by Theodor Eicke, the SS Commandant of the local Dachau Concentration Camp. ww2dbase [AC]

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