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Three SS officers chat on the grounds of the SS retreat, Solahuette, outside of Auschwitz.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 34751

Three SS officers chat on the grounds of the SS retreat, Solahuette, outside of Auschwitz.

From left to right: Richard Baer (commandant of Auschwitz), Karl Hoecker (his adjutant), and Rudolf Hoess (the former commandant).

[Based on the officers visiting Solahutte, we surmise that the photographs were taken to honor Rudolf Hoess who completed his tenure as garrison senior on July 29.]

Date
Circa 1944 July 22 - 1944 July 29
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Anonymous Donor
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Record last modified: 2016-12-15 00:00:00
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