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Graves Ernst Röhm and Hans Baur Westfriedhof

The Westfriedhof of Munich contains the graves of SA leader Ernst Röhm and Hans Baur, Hitler's personal pilot.

Ernst Röhm, (November 28, 1887, Munich, Germany - July 1, 1934, Munich-Stadelheim), German army officer and chief organizer of Adolf Hitler’s Storm Troopers (Sturmabteilung, or SA; Brownshirts). Feared as a rival by Hitler, he was murdered at the Führer’s order.
Plot 59, Row 3, Grave 1

Hans Baur (June 19, 1897–February 17, 1993) was Adolf Hitler's pilot during Hitler's political campaigns in the early 1930s. He later became Hitler's personal pilot and leader of the Reichsregierung squadron. Detained by the Soviet Union in Europe at the end of World War II, he was imprisoned in the USSR for ten years before being extradited to France on October 10, 1955, where he was imprisoned until 1957. He died in 1993 in Herrsching, Bavaria.
Plot 114, Row a, Grave 29

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  • Text: Kaj Metz + TracesOfWar
  • Photos: Koos Winkelman