Definitions for "Einsatzgruppen"
Keywords:  squad, gypsies, grave, jews, soviet
An operational or task force of the Security Police, composed of the Gestapo and Kripo, and the SD, for special missions in occupied territory, composed of up to six "Einsatzkommandos."
German] "Special action" Nazi military groups, referring to mobile killing units
Mobile killing units ("task groups") under the command of Reinhard Heydrich which accompanied German Troops when they invaded Russia. Their task was to dispose of, liquidate, undesirables who posed a threat to the Reich.