Bach-Zelewski Erich von dem

  • Bach, Erich ˜von demœ 1899-1972
  • Bach-Zelewski, Erich von dem, 1899-1972
  • Zelewski, Erich von dem Bach-, 1899-1972
  • Bach-Zalewski, Erich von dem, 1899-1972
  • Zalewski, Erich von dem Bach- 1899-1972
  • ...
Identifier
000017
Type of Entity
Person

Dates of Existence

01/03/1899

08/03/1972

History

SS-Obergruppenführer , General der Polizei (General of police) (1944). 1938 Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer in Silesia, 1941 HSSPF Russland-Mitte, head of Einsatzgruppe B. Since 21 June 1943 Bevollmächtigter des Reichsführer-SS zur Bandenbekämpfung (murder of Jews and partisans). 1944 suppression of the Warsaw Uprising. End of 1944/1945 Stabschef des Befehlshabers des Ersatzheeres. In the Nuremberg Trials crown witness for the prosecution. Sentenced to life for the murder of three communists in 1961.

Places

  • Lębork, Poland

  • Munich, Germany

Sources

  • Das Personenlexikon zum Dritten Reich / E. Klee. - Frankfurt am Main : S. Fischer, 2003. - p. 23

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