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Julius Streicher is seated in the front row, to the left of the child, in this 1922 photo of Nazi Party members. Streicher was the editor of the antisemitic newspaper, Der Stürmer. In the late 1920s, Adolf Hitler reviews stormtroopers at a Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany. Adolf Hitler and Heinrich Himmler review SS troops during Reich Party Day ceremonies. Hermann Goering (1893-1946), was Commander-in-Chief of the Luftwaffe, President of the Reichstag, and initially Hitler's chosen successor. Defendant Rudolf Hess, former deputy to Hitler, in his cell reading "Jugend" by Ernest Glass at the International Military Tribunal trial of war criminals at Nuremberg Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler inspects the Ravensbrück women's concentration camp. Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler greets SS Sturmbannführer and camp commandant Max Pauly during an official visit to Stutthof. Heinrich Himmler and other Nazi dignitaries in Dachau with Anton Mussert, the leader of the Dutch Nazi movement. Portrait of Adolf Eichmann. SS-Obersturmbannführer Karl Adolf Eichmann (1906-1962) was head of the Department for Jewish Affairs in the Gestapo from 1941 to 1945 and was chief of operations in the deportation of three million Jews to extermination camps. Julius Streicher (1885-1946), Gauleiter of Franconia and publisher of the anti-Jewish paper, Der Stürmer, delivering a speech entitled, "The Jews are Inciters of War." Rudolf Höss (1900-1947), SS Obersturmbanführer, Commandant of the concentration camp in Auschwitz-Birkenau from May 1940 to December 1943, and later Chief of Section D I in the main economic-administrative office of the SS in Berlin. The Supreme National Tribunal in Warsaw sentenced him to death on April 2, 1947. The sentence was carried out in Auschwitz-Birkenau on April 16, 1947, by hanging. Former SS-Hauptsturmführer and commandant of the Plaszow labor camp Amon Leopold Goeth in Polish custody as a war criminal. After the war, Goeth was brought in front of the Polish Supreme Court and charged with committing mass murder during the liquidation of Plaszow and the Szebnie ghetto. He was found guilty and executed in Krakow in 1946. Dr. Hans Frank, Governor General of Poland in his office in Wawel Castle in Cracow. Dr. Burgsdorf, Governor (Cracow District), in the Government General of Poland in 1944. Dr. Fischer, Governor (Warsaw District), in the Government General of Poland in 1944. Dr. Kundt, Governor (Radom District), in the Government General of Poland in 1944. Dr. Wendler, Governor (Lublin District), in the Government General of Poland in 1944. Dr. Wächter, Governor (Galicia District), in the Government General of Poland in 1944. Artillery General von Reichenau, Commander of the Tenth German Army which, on September 1, 1939, invaded Poland in the direction of Czestochowa-Radom, the Polish front. Colonel-General Karl Rudolf von Rundstedt (1875-1953), commander-in-chief of the southern front during the 1939 invasion of Poland, with Adolf Hitler.
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