Himmler definition by Webster's New World
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Himmler, Heinrich 1900-45; Ger. Nazi leader: head of the SS & the Gestapo
Himmler definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Heinrich 1900-1945.
German Nazi leader. Second in power to Hitler, he directed the Nazi elite forces, the SS (1929-1945); commanded the Third Reich's police and secret police, the Gestapo (1936-1945); and coordinated the operation of the concentration and extermination camps (1941-1945). Captured by the British, he killed himself.