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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