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Key Nazi Figures
- Posted to the Bureau of Jewish Affairs. Later on, Barbie was sent to Lyon and became the head of the local Gestapo. In Lyon he was known as the Butcher of Lyon. He committed a number of war crimes, including the capture and deportation of 44 Jewish children hidden in the village of Izieu, and the torture murder of Jean Moulin, the highest ranking member of the French Resistance ever captured
- A prominent German National Socialist official who became head of the Party Chancellery and Pricate Secretary to Adolf Hitler. He gained power within the Third Reich by controlling access to the Nazi dictator. In October 1933 Bormann became a Reichsleiter of the NSDAP and in November a member of the Reichstag.
- High ranking official in Nazi Germany and served as an Obersturmbannfihrer in the S.S. Largely responsible for the logistics of the extermanation of millions of people during the Holocaust. He organized the transportation of many people to various concentration camps.
- Lawyer for the Nazi party, Senior official in Nazi Germany. Prosecuted during the Nuremberg trails for his role in perpetrating the Holocaust. Found guilty for the murder on millions of Poles, Polish Jews. He was executed on ovtober 16, 1946.
- Nazi official. Took part in the Beer Hall Putsch, and at the time was the director of the Kriminalpolizei. He was one of many to be arrested for the Putsch and was tried for treason in April 1924. He joined the the NSDAP in Sept. 1925.
Amon Leopold Goeth
- Commandant of the Nazi concentration camp at Plaszow. Joined the Austrian SS at the same time he entered the Nazi party and was appointed an SS-Mann with the SS Number 43673. Little is known about his early works because the Austrain - SS was an illegal and underground organization untill 1941.
- Hitler’s deputy in the Nazi Party. Before the Soviet Union war he flew to Scotland and attempted to negotiate peace. He was tried at Nuremberg and sentenced to life in prison. He has become a figure of veneration among neo - Nazis. After the war he went to Munich and joined the Thule Society, assisting the Freikorps in their struggle against Communism. Acting as Hitler's private secretary, he edited Hitler's book Mein Kampf and eventually rose to deputy party leader and third in leadership of Germany, after Hitler and Hermann Göring.