SS-Totenkopfverbände

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The SS-Totenkopfverbände (SS-TV) (English: "Death's Head Units") was the SS organization responsible for administering the concentration camps, including the Holocaust camps. Its was first headed by Theodor Eicke, later by Richard Glücks. After 1940, it became a subordinate organization of the WVHA, headed by Oswald Pohl. Certain military units initially formed by the SS-TV later became part of the Waffen-SS.

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