What is the difference between the Gestapo and the Stasi?

Not too much apparently (Ed)

What is the difference between the Gestapo and the Stasi?”The Gestapo had 40,000 officials watching a country of 80 million, while the Stasi employed 102,000 to control only 17 million.” One might add that the Nazi terror lasted only twelve years, whereas the Stasi had four decades in which to perfect its machinery of oppression, espionage, and international terrorism and

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