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Close-up of Irma Grese, known as "The Bitch of Belsen", an SS wardress in Auschwitz-Birkenau, Ravensbrueck, and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 74927

Close-up of Irma Grese, known as "The Bitch of Belsen", an SS wardress in Auschwitz-Birkenau, Ravensbrueck, and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps.

She was convicted by a British military tribunal at Luneburg of committing crimes against humanity and was executed by hanging.

Date
After 1945 April 15
Locale
Bergen-Belsen, [Prussian Hanover; Lower Saxony] Germany
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Hadassah Bimko Rosensaft
 
Record last modified: 2015-05-04 00:00:00
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