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Encyclopedia > Gerda Steinhoff
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Gerda Steinhoff was a Nazi prison camp overseer born in Danzig-Langfuhr, on January 29, 1922. Image File history File links Biskupia8. ... Image File history File links Biskupia8. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Nazism. ... For alternative meanings of Gdańsk and Danzig, see Gdansk (disambiguation) and Danzig (disambiguation) Motto: Nec temere, nec timide (Neither rashly nor timidly) Voivodship Pomeranian Municipal government Rada miasta Gdańska Mayor Paweł Adamowicz Area 262 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 461 400 (2003) Ranked 6th 1 035 000 1761/km² Founded... Grunwaldzka street in GdaÅ„sk Wrzeszcz, Dec 2003 Wrzeszcz (pronounced: [vʒεʃʧ]) is one of the boroughs of the Northern Polish city of GdaÅ„sk. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1939, she became a cook, got married and had one child. In 1944, because of the call for new guards, Gerda joined the camp staff at Stutthof. On October 1, 1944, she became a Blockleiterin in Stutthof women's camp SK-III. In her block were 400 women and children, all at her mercy. She also took part in selections of prisoners to the gas chambers. On October 31, 1944, the young matron was promoted to SS-Oberaufseherin and was assigned to the Danzig-Holm subcamp. There she continued her activities. On December 1, 1944 Gerda was reassigned to the Bydgoszcz subcamp of Stutthof located near Danzig. There on January 25, 1945, she received a medal for her loyalty and service to the Third Reich. Gerda was devoted to her job in the camps and was known as a very ruthless overseer. Soon after she fled the camp and went back home. 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Cooking is the act of preparing food for consumption. ... Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ... A male Caucasian toddler child A child (plural: children) is a young human. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Stutthof, commonly refers to the Stutthof concentration camp complex built near the town of Sztutowo, by Nazi Germany during World War II. Rarely, it may refer to the Polish town of Sztutowo (called by the Germans Stutthof) itself. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Aufseherin (female overseer or attendant - german plural Aufseherinnen) is the term for a female guard in the Nazi concentration camps. ... Stutthof, commonly refers to the Stutthof concentration camp complex built near the town of Sztutowo, by Nazi Germany during World War II. Rarely, it may refer to the Polish town of Sztutowo (called by the Germans Stutthof) itself. ... Stutthof, commonly refers to the Stutthof concentration camp complex built near the town of Sztutowo, by Nazi Germany during World War II. Rarely, it may refer to the Polish town of Sztutowo (called by the Germans Stutthof) itself. ... A gas chamber is a means of execution whereby a poisonous gas is introduced into a hermetically sealed chamber. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining, as the final day of October. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... ... Danzig-Holm was the female subcamp of the concentration camp Stutthof. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Bydogoszcz was a female subcamp of the concentration camp Stutthof. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ...


Arrest, Trial and Execution

On May 25, 1945, she was arrested by Polish officials and sent to prison. She stood trial with the other SS women and kapos and was handed down a sentence to death for her involvement in selections and what was perceived as her sadistic abuse. She was publicly hanged on July 4, 1946, on Biskupia Gorka Hill near Danzig (now Gdansk). May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... SS or ss or Ss may be: The Schutzstaffel, a Nazi paramilitary force Steamship (SS) (ship prefix) The United States Secret Service A submarine not powered by nuclear energy (SS) (United States Navy designator), see SSN A Soviet/Russian surface-to-surface missile, as listed by NATO reporting name Shortstop... Capital punishment, also referred to as the death penalty, is the execution of a prisoner as a punishment for a crime (often called a capital offence or a capital crime), or as a deterrent to crime. ... Flogging demonstration at Folsom Street Fair 2004. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Biskupia Gorka is a part of Gdansk. ... For alternative meanings of Gdańsk and Danzig, see Gdansk (disambiguation) and Danzig (disambiguation) The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... For alternative meanings of Gdańsk and Danzig, see Gdansk (disambiguation) and Danzig (disambiguation) Motto: Nec temere, nec timide (Neither rashly nor timidly) Voivodship Pomeranian Municipal government Rada miasta Gdańska Mayor Paweł Adamowicz Area 262 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 461 400 (2003) Ranked 6th 1 035 000 1761/km² Founded...


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Gerda Steinhoff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (252 words)
Gerda Steinhoff was a Nazi prison camp overseer born in Danzig-Langfuhr, on January 29, 1922.
On December 1, 1944 Gerda was reassigned to the Bydgoszcz subcamp of Stutthof located near Danzig.
Gerda was devoted to her job in the camps and was known as a very ruthless overseer.
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