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House Rudolf Höss Auschwitz

Rudolf Höss with his family lived beside Concentrationcamp Auschwitz l. Rudolf Höss was Camp Commandant of Auschwitz l from May 1940 to December 1943. In 1941 he helped establish Auschwitz II - Birkenau. He made a model-extermination camp of Auschwitz lI.

After the war Rudolf Höss managed to escape. In March 1946 he was arrested and he was hanged on the gallow at Auschwitz l.

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  • Text: TracesOfWar
  • Photos: Koos Winkelman

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