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Amann, Max (SS)

Date of birth:
November 24th, 1891 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
March 10th, 1957 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Service number:
NSDAP Nr.: 3 // SS Nr.: 53.143
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)


SS Obergruppenführer Max Amann was a German politician, businessman and a member of the Nazi Party. He was the first business manager of the Nazi Party and later became the head of Eher Verlag, the official Nazi Party publishing house. After the war ended, Amann was arrested by Allied troops. Amann was deemed a Hauptschuldiger (Prominent Guilty Party) and sentenced to ten years in a labour camp. He was released in 1953. Amann died in poverty on 30 March 1957, in Munich.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1941
Ehrenzeichen Pionier der Arbeit
Second World War (1939-1945)
with swords
Militärverdienstkreuz III. Klasse des Militärverdienstordens
Second World War (1939-1945)
RL u. SS-Obergruppenführer
Coburger Abzeichen