Execution of torturers from Bergen-Belsen / Auschwitz...

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On December 13, 1945, 11 people were executed in the Hameln prison in Germany (including 3 women). They were sentenced to death for their criminal activities in German concentration camp Bergen-Belsen.

The sentence also included their activity in other German camps, such as Auschwitz, Natzweiler-Struthof or Ravensbrück.

Among those sentenced to death were:

Josef Kramer - former commandant of the Natzweiler-Struthof, Auschwitz Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen camps;

Irma Grese, "Beautiful Beast" - one of the most brutal female supervisors at Ravensbrück, Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen;

Elisabeth Volkenrath - a supervisor in the camps in Ravensbrück, Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen;

Johanna Bormann - a supervisor in the camps in Lichtenburg, Ravensbrück, Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen.

In addition, the following people were executed: Fritz Klein, Peter Weing, Franz Hosler, Karl Franzioh, Ansgar Pichen, Franz Stöfel, Wilhelm Dörr. They were all hanged by an English executioner, Albert Pierrepoint.

Bergen Belsen trial
Bergen Belsen trial
Bergen Belsen trial

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