Wisliceny, Dieter (1911-1948)

SS Hauptsturmbannfuehrer – Major

At one time Eichmann’s superior and himself regarded as a ‘Jewish’ expert.  Wisliceny and Brunner managed the annihilation of the Jews of Greece, Slovakia, and Hungary. Wisliceny introduced the Yellow Star and supervised the ghettoization of the Jewish population in preparation to deportations to Auschwitz. Apprehended in the Austrian Salzkammergut by the Allies, he testified in the Nuremberg trials and was delivered to Czechoslovakia where he stood trial in Bratislava, sentenced to death and hanged at age thirty-six.

 

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