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Gestapo at Dachau | ... Główki: Dachau, Gusen, Auschwitz, Gross Rosen, Hersbruck, Dachau

Gestapo at Dachau | ... Główki: Dachau, Gusen, Auschwitz, Gross Rosen, Hersbruck, Dachau

The Banality of Evil: Maximilian Grabner (1905-1948) was an Austrian Gestapo chief at Auschwitz  where the infamous torture chamber Block 11 was his own empire. He carried out his duties with horrific cruelty and the use of the most brutal torture. Grabner personally took part in the shooting of Russian Commissars. At the Auschwitz Trial he was found guilty of murder and crimes against humanity, and was sentenced to death, and was hanged on January 28, 1948.

The Banality of Evil: Maximilian Grabner (1905-1948) was an Austrian Gestapo chief at Auschwitz where the infamous torture chamber Block 11 was his own empire. He carried out his duties with horrific cruelty and the use of the most brutal torture. Grabner personally took part in the shooting of Russian Commissars. At the Auschwitz Trial he was found guilty of murder and crimes against humanity, and was sentenced to death, and was hanged on January 28, 1948.

Formal portrait of Frieda Greinegger holding a bouquet of flowers. In 1946, Frieda married Julian Noga, a Polish forced laborer who had been assigned to work on her father's farm in northern Austria. In 1941, the Gestapo had sent both Frieda and Julian to concentration camps as punishment for this forbidden friendship between an Austrian and a Pole. Place and date uncertain.

Formal portrait of Frieda Greinegger holding a bouquet of flowers. In 1946, Frieda married Julian Noga, a Polish forced laborer who had been assigned to work on her father's farm in northern Austria. In 1941, the Gestapo had sent both Frieda and Julian to concentration camps as punishment for this forbidden friendship between an Austrian and a Pole. Place and date uncertain.

Close-up portrait of SS officer Richard Baer, Commandant of Auschwitz, at the table of a hunting lodge.

Close-up portrait of SS officer Richard Baer, Commandant of Auschwitz, at the table of a hunting lodge.

Prisoners pouring concrete for the roof of the underground undressing chamber, Crematorium II, Birkenau, early 1943  Auschwitz-Birkenau Construction Album  Yad Vashem Archive Collection

Prisoners pouring concrete for the roof of the underground undressing chamber, Crematorium II, Birkenau, early 1943 Auschwitz-Birkenau Construction Album Yad Vashem Archive Collection

THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP 1945: PORTRAITS OF BELSEN GUARDS AT CELLE AWAITING TRIAL, AUGUST 1945. Ausgar Pichen: sentenced to death.

THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP 1945: PORTRAITS OF BELSEN GUARDS AT CELLE AWAITING TRIAL, AUGUST 1945. Ausgar Pichen: sentenced to death.

A Nazi propaganda poster from 1941 in Lithuanian language, equating Stalinism and Jews. This anti-Soviet and anti-Semitic Nazi poster is highly useful for illustrating articles on anti-Semitism in Lithuania, and Lithuanian history and collaboration with the Nazis.

A Nazi propaganda poster from 1941 in Lithuanian language, equating Stalinism and Jews. This anti-Soviet and anti-Semitic Nazi poster is highly useful for illustrating articles on anti-Semitism in Lithuania, and Lithuanian history and collaboration with the Nazis.

Hermann Erich Bauer (March 26, 1900 — February 4, 1980), sometimes referred to as "Gasmeister", was a SS-Oberscharführer (Staff Sergeant). He participated in Nazi Germany's Action T4 program and later in Operation Reinhard, serving as a gas chamber operator at Sobibor extermination camp. Erich Bauer was one of the persons who directly perpetrated the Holocaust.

Hermann Erich Bauer (March 26, 1900 — February 4, 1980), sometimes referred to as "Gasmeister", was a SS-Oberscharführer (Staff Sergeant). He participated in Nazi Germany's Action T4 program and later in Operation Reinhard, serving as a gas chamber operator at Sobibor extermination camp. Erich Bauer was one of the persons who directly perpetrated the Holocaust.

Karl Rudolf Werner Braune (1909 − 1951) was commander of Special Detachment 11b which conducted genocide in the occupied territories of the USSR. He was arrested and tried by the US, was sentenced to death and hanged in 1951.

Karl Rudolf Werner Braune (1909 − 1951) was commander of Special Detachment 11b which conducted genocide in the occupied territories of the USSR. He was arrested and tried by the US, was sentenced to death and hanged in 1951.

Boruch Spiegel, who died recently in Montreal, Canada at 93, was one of the last three surviving fighters of the Warsaw ghetto uprising of 1943.A member of the Jewish Combat Organization, Spiegel and his comrades attacked the Germans when they entered the ghetto for another deportation in Jan 1943. Outnumbered and without much weaponry, the Jewish fighters fought the Germans off and kept up the fight through April 1943. Spiegel was able to escape and later joined the Polish resistance.

Boruch Spiegel, who died recently in Montreal, Canada at 93, was one of the last three surviving fighters of the Warsaw ghetto uprising of 1943.A member of the Jewish Combat Organization, Spiegel and his comrades attacked the Germans when they entered the ghetto for another deportation in Jan 1943. Outnumbered and without much weaponry, the Jewish fighters fought the Germans off and kept up the fight through April 1943. Spiegel was able to escape and later joined the Polish resistance.

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