Peiper (no.42) welcomed the charges — or, as he did in his older years, claimed he could not remember the facts of what, exactly, it was that he did. Over the course of his post-wartime trials, Peiper faced accusations of war crimes in the vein of POW murders, violations of wartime treaties, and even playing witness to some greater war crimes. He did not outright deny any of these charges; in fact, he took responsibility for both his actions and those of the men under his command.  Though he…

Peiper (no.42) welcomed the charges — or, as he did in his older years, claimed he could not remember the facts of what, exactly, it was that he did. Over the course of his post-wartime trials, Peiper faced accusations of war crimes in the vein of POW murders, violations of wartime treaties, and even playing witness to some greater war crimes. He did not outright deny any of these charges; in fact, he took responsibility for both his actions and those of the men under his command. Though he…

The Nazi Hunter: Remarkable story of the Jewish refugee responsible for tracking down the Auschwitz commandant - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/nazi-hunter-remarkable-story-jewish-refugee-responsible-tracking-auschwitz-commandant.html

The Nazi Hunter: Remarkable story of the Jewish refugee responsible for tracking down the Auschwitz commandant - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/nazi-hunter-remarkable-story-jewish-refugee-responsible-tracking-auschwitz-commandant.html

Germany, A prewar portrait of Eichmann. AN evil man who during his war crime trial in Israel said he was proud of the millions of killings he arranged of the Jews and would do it again.

Germany, A prewar portrait of Eichmann. AN evil man who during his war crime trial in Israel said he was proud of the millions of killings he arranged of the Jews and would do it again.

Friedrich Engel, a 93-year-old former SS major, is convicted on 59 counts of murder for a 1944 massacre of Italian prisoners and given a suspended seven-year sentence. A federal court later quashes the conviction, doubting the evidence was sufficient. Engel dies in 2006.

Friedrich Engel, a 93-year-old former SS major, is convicted on 59 counts of murder for a 1944 massacre of Italian prisoners and given a suspended seven-year sentence. A federal court later quashes the conviction, doubting the evidence was sufficient. Engel dies in 2006.

Josef Tiso, a Catholic priest, was the pro-Nazi leader of Slovakia during the war years. He collaborated with the Germans in deporting 73,000 Slovak Jews, mostly to Auschwitz where they were all gassed. After the war, Tiso was tried, convicted, and hanged for his war crimes.

Josef Tiso, a Catholic priest, was the pro-Nazi leader of Slovakia during the war years. He collaborated with the Germans in deporting 73,000 Slovak Jews, mostly to Auschwitz where they were all gassed. After the war, Tiso was tried, convicted, and hanged for his war crimes.

Hitler's slave driver, Ernst Friedrich Christoph "Fritz" Sauckel (27 October 1894 – 16 October 1946) was a German Nazi politician, Gauleiter of Thuringia and the General Plenipotentiary for Labour Deployment from 1942 until the end of the Second World War. Sauckel was among the 24 persons accused in the Nuremberg Trial of the Major War Criminals before the International Military Tribunal. He was found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity, and was sentenced to death by hanging.

Hitler's slave driver, Ernst Friedrich Christoph "Fritz" Sauckel (27 October 1894 – 16 October 1946) was a German Nazi politician, Gauleiter of Thuringia and the General Plenipotentiary for Labour Deployment from 1942 until the end of the Second World War. Sauckel was among the 24 persons accused in the Nuremberg Trial of the Major War Criminals before the International Military Tribunal. He was found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity, and was sentenced to death by hanging.

'Most wanted' Nazi war criminal Laszlo Csatary dies before he can face trial - World News

'Most wanted' Nazi war criminal Laszlo Csatary dies before he can face trial

'Most wanted' Nazi war criminal Laszlo Csatary dies before he can face trial - World News

Waffen SS killed many prisoners in cold blood; 12th SS Panzer Divison “Hitlerjugend”, a unit that took 43% of the casualties in the Normandy landings, it's youthful troops earning it the nickname “Baby Division” by the Allies. Many were so young that rather than standard tobacco/alcohol ration, they were given chocolate and sweets. In just under a year, the 20,540 members of the division had been whittled down to 10,000. Many allied troops did not accept the surrender of SS troops.

Waffen SS killed many prisoners in cold blood; 12th SS Panzer Divison “Hitlerjugend”, a unit that took 43% of the casualties in the Normandy landings, it's youthful troops earning it the nickname “Baby Division” by the Allies. Many were so young that rather than standard tobacco/alcohol ration, they were given chocolate and sweets. In just under a year, the 20,540 members of the division had been whittled down to 10,000. Many allied troops did not accept the surrender of SS troops.

Execution of SS concentration camp physician Eduard Krebsach who was convicted of war crimes at the Mauthausen trial. Krebsbach was an SS concentration camp physician who initiated the mass execution of ill and unfit prisoners by heart injections.

Execution of SS concentration camp physician Eduard Krebsach who was convicted of war crimes at the Mauthausen trial. Krebsbach was an SS concentration camp physician who initiated the mass execution of ill and unfit prisoners by heart injections.

Little girl playing with guns left on streets of Berlin after the Nazis surrendered in 1945.  A few broken StG.44's and Mauser rifles are recognizable.

Little girl playing with guns left on streets of Berlin after the Nazis surrendered in 1945. A few broken StG.44's and Mauser rifles are recognizable.

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