Bunker of the beast of Auschwitz found in a convent

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Fritz Bracht, nicknamed the Beast of Auschwitz, was born in Heiden on the 18th January 1899. After school he trained to become a gardener and when World War I broke out he joined the military, only to be captured by the British and held as a prisoner of war until 1919.

After the war he worked as a handy-man and joined the Nazi Party on 1st April 1927. He rapidly rose…

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3 thoughts on “Bunker of the beast of Auschwitz found in a convent

  1. Perhaps the Nuns should be persuaded to open up the rest to archaeologists? There could be some interesting historical artifacts there, and it could easily be closed up again afterwards.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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