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Nuremberg Trials. Former commandant of the concentration camp Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, at the airport in Nuremberg Germany. Photograph 1946.

Nuremberg Trials Former commandant of the concentration camp Auschwitz Rudolf Höss at the airport in Nuremberg Germany Photograph 1946

Kramer Josef SS.  Kramer was the Commandant of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Dubbed “The Beast of Belsen” by camp inmates; he was a notorious Nazi war criminal, directly responsible for the deaths of thousands of people. Kramer adopted his own draconian policies at Auschwitz and Belsen and, along with Irma Grese, he terrorized his prisoners without remorse.

Josef Kramer, the Commandant of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, and

Hanging of Gronwaldt - NA003380 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. After the Nuremberg war crimes trials, convicted Nazi war criminal Karl Gronwaldt stands on the gallows, about to be hanged, ca. 1946. The photo has been altered to hide the identities of the guards next to him.

Hanging of Gronwaldt. After the Nuremberg war crimes trials, convicted Nazi war criminal Karl Gronwaldt stands on the gallows, about to be hanged, ca. The photo has been altered to hide the identities of the guards next to him.

The third commandant of Auschwitz-Birkenau was SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Richard Baer from 11 May 1944 until the end of the camps existence in January 1945.  Auschwitz Concentration Camp Chain of Command The Historical Timeline http://www.HolocaustResearchProject.org

Richard Baer was a Nazi official with the rank of SS-Sturmbannführer and commander of the Auschwitz I concentration camp from May 1944 to February

Auschwitz Concentration Camp Chain of Command The Historical Timeline

Auschwitz Concentration Camp Chain of Command The Historical Timeline

A group of concentration camp "administrators" pose for the photographer. Very "professional" in every way, they presided over the life and death of all who had the terrible misfortune to be placed in their "care." Even more horribly, most of them escaped punishment after the war.

A group of concentration camp "administrators" pose for the photographer.

The first head of the Political Department at Auschwitz-Birkenau was SS-Untersturmfuhrer Maximilian Grabner.  Auschwitz Concentration Camp Chain of Command The Historical Timeline http://www.HolocaustResearchProject.org

Auschwitz Concentration Camp Chain of Command The Historical Timeline

Wilhelm Friedrich Boger (December 19, 1906 Zuffenhausen – April 3, 1977 Bietigheim-Bissingen) known as “The Tiger of Auschwitz”[ was a German police commissioner and concentration camp overseer. He was infamous for his appalling crimes at Auschwitz, together with his Austrian superior officer, the Gestapo chief Maximilian Grabner.

Wilhelm Friedrich Boger was one the worst criminals and torturers Nazi Germany produced during the war

Herta Ehlert was a female guard at many Nazi concentration camps during the holocaust. She was sentenced to 15 years in prison, but was given early release in 1953. After the war Ehlert lived under the assumed name Herta Naumann, dying at age 92

Herta Ehlert was a female guard at many Nazi concentration camps during the holocaust. She was sentenced to 15 years in prison, but was given early release in After the war Ehlert lived under the assumed name Herta Naumann, dying at age 92

Bełzec extermination camp. Pic by Frank Oddbjørn Sandbye-Ruud, Auschwitz Study Group member.

Pic by Frank Oddbjørn Sandbye-Ruud, Auschwitz Study Group member.

Otto Moll was an SS-Hauptscharführer and part of the staff at Auschwitz. Born in Hohen Schönberg, Germany on March 4, 1915 and was executed on May 28, 1946 in Landsberg am Lech.

-Hauptscharführer Otto Moll, the chief of crematories. After the war sentenced to death in the trial of Dachau SS staff

An SS-Unterscharführer serving at the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.

An SS-Unterscharführer serving at the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp

Paul Werner Hoppe, Kommandant at Stutthof (1942-1945.) Won the Iron Cross First Class, while serving in the SS Totenkopf Division.  He was sentenced to nine years imprisonment, released in 1966 and died in July 1974.  After the war, he stated about the Final Solution, “All this never happened. It’s all lies.”

Paul Werner Hoppe, Kommandant at Stutthof - released in 1966 and died in July After the war , he stated about the Final Solution : “ All this never happened . It’s all lies ”

The Banality of Evil: Karl Pflaumer was Interior Minister of Baden and an SS-Brigadeführer. He was responsible for compiling lists of Jews in Baden to form the basis for deporting them to death camps. Pflaumer also advised Romania on anti-Jewish measures. After the war, he was sentenced to pay a fine for his Nazi past and was eventually pardoned. He died in 1971.

The Banality of Evil: Karl Pflaumer was Interior Minister of Baden and an…

Kurt Daluege (September 15, 1897 – October 24, 1946) was a German Nazi SS-Oberst-Gruppenführer and Generaloberst der Polizei as chief of the Ordnungspolizei (Order/uniformed Police) and ruled the Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia as Deputy Protector after Reinhard Heydrich's assassination.

SS-Gruppenfuehrer Kurt Daluege, a commander of the Sipo. Daluege was also a governor of Bohemia and Moravia. His last job was to supervise the destruction of the village Lidice.

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