Kapo


Kapo
   The term refers to a Jewish or Gentile inmate supervisor of laborers in the concentration camps, or a prisoner who was given an assignment and collaborated with the Nazis. The Kapos often exercised their authority over the concentration camp prisoners with great brutality.

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  • kapo — ou capo [ kapo ] n. m. • v. 1940 ; all. Kapo, abrév. de Kamerad Polizei, ou it. capo « chef » ♦ Détenu(e) qui est chargé(e) de commander les autres détenus, dans les camps de concentration nazis. « leurs kapos avaient redoublé de mauvais… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kapo — can refer to one of the following: * Kapo (mythology), a Hawaiian goddess * Kapo (concentration camp), a privileged prisoner who served as a barracks supervisor/warder or lead work details in a Nazi concentration camp * Kapò , a 1959 film about a …   Wikipedia

  • Kapò — Données clés Titre original Kapò Réalisation Gillo Pontecorvo Pays d’origine  Italie S …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kapo (KZ) — Kapo war die Bezeichnung der Position eines Funktionshäftlings in einem Konzentrationslager in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus. Ein Kapo wurde zu einem Mitarbeiter der Lagerleitung und musste andere Häftlinge beaufsichtigen. Ein Kapo musste für… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kapo, — Kapò Kapò Titre original Kapò Réalisation Gillo Pontecorvo Durée 1h52 Sortie 1961 Langue(s) originale(s) Italien Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kapò — Título Kapo Ficha técnica Dirección Gillo Pontecorvo Producción Franco Cristaldi Moris Ergas Guion …   Wikipedia Español

  • KAPO — KAPO, prisoner in charge of a group of inmates in Nazi concentration camps. The derivation of the word is not clear; according to one view the name is Italian (capo = boss ); according to others it is an abbreviation of Kameradschaftpolizei and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • kapo — kapõ interj. pargriuvimui reikšti: Kapõ ir pastatė kepšes Grž. Kapõ – ir nebėra Grž …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • kapo — KÁPO s.m. Deţinut cu funcţie de comandă, în lagărele naziste. (din germ. Kapo < prob. împr. din it. capo = şef) Trimis de tavi, 13.07.2004. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • kapo — kȃpo m <G a/kàpoa, N mn i/kàpoi> DEFINICIJA 1. reg. onaj koji je na čelu (neke organizacije, skupine ljudi) [kapo od makine upravitelj stroja (na brodu)] 2. a. šef, nadređeni (u mafijaškim organizacijama i sl.) b. pejor. nadređeni, šef,… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • kapo — I {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mos ndm a. I, Mc. kapopie; lm M. kapopowie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} strażnik w hitlerowskim obozie koncentracyjnym, wybrany przez władze obozowe spośród innych więźniów <niem. z wł.> {{/stl 7}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień


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