Heinrich Himmler

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German Nazi who was chief of the SS and the Gestapo and who oversaw the genocide of six million Jews (1900-1945)


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Eventually he got mad and said, 'I'm Heinrich Himmler.
Gunner William Stewart and his wife Gladys in 1947, two |years after the capture of Heinrich Himmler, below
He also rubbished the veracity of Horace's family's claim that a famous photo showing an emaciated, topless soldier confronting evil Nazi SS head Heinrich Himmler to demand more food was Horace - as the prisoner was wearing a Russian hat, not a British one.
Reinhard Heydrich, Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia, favorite of Heinrich Himmler, and architect of the Nazis' notorious "final solution," stares out of a seventy-year-old photograph looking more movie star than monster.
The expedition was supported by Nazi SS head Heinrich Himmler and the entire expeditionary team was believed to have been SS members.
and the names of Nazis Heinrich Himmler and Adolf Eichmann.
Heinrich Himmler lobbied to save a handful of pure-blooded Roma as curiosities for his imagined "ethnic reservation," but faced opposition from Hitler's private secretary, Martin Bormann, who thought all Roma should be deported.
At the heart of this approach was Hitler's sidekick Heinrich Himmler and his cult the SS.
The Red Cross expedition, sponsored by the Swedish government and captained by Count Folke Bernadotte, was made possible by secret negotiations between Bernadotte and SS chief Heinrich Himmler and was known for its now iconic white buses, which carried the prisoners to the safety of Sweden between March and May of 1945.
A subversive novel about a kid who moves from a funky urbanized inner city neighborhood to a place where he attends Heinrich Himmler junior high and is lost among very plastinated people.
Lantos, a Holocaust survivor, had previously said that visits to Yasukuni were like laying a wreath at the graves of Nazi German leaders like Heinrich Himmler, Rudolf Hess and Hermann Goering.
That same month, Heinrich Himmler gave Hoss the order to turn Auschwitz into a death camp.
Compare this to sentiments expressed by Heinrich Himmler, who declared "Germans who wish to use firearms should join the SS or the SA.
When Hitler appointed Heinrich Himmler as leader of the Schutzstaffel (SS) in 1929 there were only 280 people in the force.
Apparently his lectures on the Old Testament sufficiently disturbed the Nazis that they sent Heinrich Himmler to investigate (11).