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Organisation Todt (OT) was a Nazi construction and engineering group during the years of the Third Reich, which enslaved over 1.5 million men and boys from countries occupied by Nazi Germany. Organized by Fritz Todt, the Reichsminister für Rüstung- und Kriegsproduktion, it was attached to the military and was active during WWII. Nazi Organization Todt Flag File links The following pages link to this file: Organisation Todt Categories: National Archives and Records Administration images ... Nazi Organization Todt Flag File links The following pages link to this file: Organisation Todt Categories: National Archives and Records Administration images ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Nazism. ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... Occupation may refer to: the principal activity (job or calling) that earns money for a person (see List of occupations, employment, profession, business) the periods of time following a nations territory invasion by controlling enemy troops (see Military occupation) the act of settling onto an uninhabited tract of land... Fritz Todt in the uniform of a major general of the Luftwaffe Fritz Todt (September 4, 1891 – February 8, 1942) was an German engineer and senior Nazi figure, the founder of Organisation Todt. ... Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 8 million military deaths {{{notes}}} World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a military conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945. ...


The main role of the group was to build communications links and defensive structures. Almost all large scale WWII German military structures were built by the group's slaves, including armaments factories and concentration camps. The group was responsible for the Atlantic Wall, the submarine pens, and German defences in Italy such as the Gustav Line. A factory (previously manufactory) or manufacturing plant is a large industrial building where workers manufacture goods. ... A concentration camp is a large detention center created for political opponents, enemy aliens, specific ethnic or religious groups, civilians of a critical war-zone, or other groups of people, often during a war. ... German coast artillery in the Pas-de-Calais area, with laborers at work on casemate. ... HMS Vanguard, a Vanguard-class nuclear ballistic missile (SSBN) submarine HMCS Windsor, a Victoria-class diesel-electric hunter-killer (SSK) submarine HMAS Rankin, a Collins-class diesel-electric guided missile (SSG) submarine USS Virginia, a Virginia-class nuclear attack (SSN) submarine A submarine is a specialized watercraft that can operate... The Winter Line was a series of German military fortifications in Italy, constructed during World War II by Organisation Todt. ...


The group was made up of a small number of technical advisors and engineers and an enormous number of foreign abductees (1.5 million by 1944), many of whom were forced to live in horrific conditions. The Todt Organization's compulsory labour program for foreign workers was run by Fritz Sauckel. In addition to their use in military supervised construction, custody of slave laborers kidnapped from Nazi-occupied lands was often transferred to private German and collaborating French employers who had had received military production contracts. 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Fritz Sauckel Fritz Sauckel (Ernst Friedrich Christoph Sauckel, October 27, 1894 - October 16, 1946) was a senior government official in Nazi Germany. ...


In 1942, following the death of Todt in an air crash, the group was removed from military control and became part of the central government under the Central Planning Board and Albert Speer. This article is about the year. ... Albert Speer (help· info) (March 19, 1905 – September 1, 1981) was born Berthold Konrad Hermann Albert Speer in Mannheim, Germany, the second of three sons. ...

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Organization Todt Leaders

Fritz Todt in the uniform of a major general of the Luftwaffe Fritz Todt (September 4, 1891 – February 8, 1942) was an German engineer and senior Nazi figure, the founder of Organisation Todt. ... Albert Speer (help· info) (March 19, 1905 – September 1, 1981) was born Berthold Konrad Hermann Albert Speer in Mannheim, Germany, the second of three sons. ...

OT-Einsatzgruppen of the Organisation Todt (Germany and Foreign)

  • OT-Einsatzgruppe Italien
  • OT-Einsatzgruppe Ost (Kiev)
  • OT-Einsatzgruppe Reich (Berlin)
  • OT-Einsatzgruppe Südost (Belgrade)
  • OT-Einsatzgruppe West (Paris)
  • OT-Einsatzgruppe Wiking (Oslo)

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OT-Einsatzgruppen of the Organisation Todt (Germany)

  • Deutschland I ("Tannenberg") (Rastenburg)
  • Deutschland II (Berlin)
  • Deutschland III ("Hansa") (Essen)
  • Deutschland IV ("Kyffhäuser") (Weimar)
  • Deutschland V (Heidelberg)
  • Deutschland VI (Munich)
  • Deutschland VII (Prague)
  • Deutschland VIII ("Alpen") (Villach)

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Working and Administrative Ranks of the Organisation Todt

  • Chef der OT
  • OT-Einsatzgruppenleiter I
  • OT-Einsatzgruppenleiter II
  • OT-Einsatzleiter
  • OT-Hauptbauleiter
  • OT-Oberbauleiter
  • OT-Bauleiter
  • OT-Hauptbauführer
  • OT-Oberbauführer
  • OT-Bauführer
  • OT-Haupttruppführer
  • OT-Obertruppführer
  • OT-Truppführer
  • OT-Oberstfrontführer
  • OT-Oberstabsfrontführer
  • OT-Stabsfrontführer
  • OT-Oberfrontführer
  • OT-Frontführer
  • OT-Obermeister
  • OT-Obermeister
  • OT-Meister
  • OT-Vorarbeiter
  • OT-Stammarbeiter
  • OT-Arbeiter

Medical Ranks of the Organisation Todt (Sanitätswesen)

  • OT-Einsatzleiter
  • OT-Oberstarzt
  • OT-Oberfeldarzt
  • OT-Oberstabsarzt
  • OT-Stabsarzt
  • OT-Oberarzt
  • OT-Arzt
  • OT-Sanitätshaupttruppführer
  • OT-Sanitätsobertruppführer
  • OT-Sanitätstruppführer
  • OT-Hauptsanitäter
  • OT-Obersanitäter
  • OT-Stammsanitäter
  • OT-Sanitäter

Background Material

  • Robert Gildea. 2002. Marianne in Chains: Daily Life in the Heart of France During the German Occupation. Picador. ISBN 0312423594.

Robert Gildea is a professor of modern French history at the University of Oxford and is the author of several influential books on 20th century French history. ... Picador is an imprint of Macmillan Publishers, a publisher owned by Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. ...

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Organisation Todt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (315 words)
Organisation Todt (OT) was a Nazi construction and engineering group during the years of the Third Reich, which enslaved over 1.5 million men and boys from countries occupied by Nazi Germany.
Organized by Fritz Todt, the Reichsminister für Rüstung- und Kriegsproduktion, it was attached to the military and was active during WWII.
In 1942, following the death of Todt in an air crash, the group was removed from military control and became part of the central government under the Central Planning Board and Albert Speer.
Fritz Todt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (602 words)
Fritz Todt (September 4, 1891 – February 8, 1942) was a German engineer and senior Nazi figure, the founder of Organisation Todt.
Following the appointment of Hitler as Chancellor (Reichskanzler) on January 30, 1933, Todt became (in July) Generalinspektor für das deutsche Straßenwesen ("Inspector General for German Roadways") and was involved in the new construction company for the motorways (Reichsautobahnen).
In 1938, he founded the Organisation Todt (OT), joining together government firms, private companies and the Reichsarbeitsdienst (Reich Labor Service), for the construction of the "West Wall", later renamed the "Siegfried Line", for the defence of the Reich territory.
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