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Albert Pierrepoint ran the "Help the poor struggler" pub in Oldham. He was Britain's last executioner and was responsible for the deaths of over 450 people including over 200 Nazi war criminals and a number of notorious killers including John Christie and John George Haigh. He also executed Derek Bentley and Ruth Ellis.

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Adolf Eichmann(March 19, 1906 – May 31, 1962)was a German Nazi and SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel) and one of the major organizers of the Holocaust.He was captured by Mossad operatives in Argentina and taken to Israel to face trial in an Israeli court on 15 criminal charges, including crimes against humanity and war crimes. He was found guilty and executed by hanging in 1962.

Mugshots of Amon Göth, 29 Aug 1945. Göth was the SS psychopathic killer commanding the Plaszow concentration camp in Poland. He was executed in September 1946 not far from his former command. He was a central character in the Spielberg film Shindler's List.

Albert Pierrepoint (1905 – 1992) was a long-serving hangman in England. He executed at least 400 people, about half of them war criminals, including William Joyce (one of the men dubbed "Lord Haw-Haw"), and John Amery, whom he considered the bravest man he had ever hanged. It is believed that Pierrepoint executed at least 433 men and 17 women, including six U.S. soldiers at Shepton Mallet and some 200 Nazi war criminals after World War II. Source: Wikipedia

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An unidentified hangman positions the noose around the neck of a Japanese war criminal as he is held steady by another unidentified British officer just prior to his execution by hanging at the gallows in Changi Gaol. The condemned man is standing, barefoot, within a circle on the trapdoor and on either side of him are two other circles indicating that the gallows had the provision for multiple simultaneous executions. 1946.

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War criminal - Herbert Cukurs - 1900 - 1965 Cukurs was a Nazi Latvian war criminal. Caught, abducted and executed by Israeli security services. During the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany 1941, Cukurs became a member of the notorious ''Arajs Kommando'', responsible for many of the crimes in Latvia. A cold blooded woman and child killer; he clearly lived by the sword and died by it too. This photo was when he was hiding in S.America, he fled Latvia, executed by Israeli hit squad 1965.

Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann fled to South America after the end of WWII. Captured by the Israeli Mossad in Argentina in 1960, Eichmann was transported to Israel where he was tried and executed in 1961

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War criminal - Herbert Cukurs - 1900 - 1965 Cukurs was a Nazi Latvian war criminal. Caught, abducted and executed by Israeli security services. During the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany 1941, Cukurs became a member of the notorious ''Arajs Kommando'', responsible for many of the crimes in Latvia. A cold blooded woman and child killer; he clearly lived by the sword and died by it too.

Erich Muhsfeldt (1913-1948) was a Nazi war criminal as an SS-Oberscharführer and the chief of the crematoria at the Auschwitz and Majdanek extermination camps in occupied Poland during World War II. He was arrested, tried by the Supreme National Tribunal at the Auschwitz Trial of 1947 in Kraków, and sentenced to death for crimes against humanity. He was executed by hanging on January 28, 1948.

War criminal - Herbert Cukurs - 1900 - 1965 Cukurs was a Nazi Latvian war criminal. Caught, abducted and executed by Israeli security services. During the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany 1941, Cukurs became a member of the notorious ''Arajs Kommando'', responsible for many of the crimes in Latvia. A cold blooded woman and child killer; he clearly lived by the sword and died by it too.

A British officer (centre) releasing his hold on a hooded Japanese war criminal as the prisoner falls to his death. The trapdoor has just been sprung by the operator whose hands can been seen holding the release lever at right. These gallows had provision for multiple simultaneous executions (note the D-bolt shackle at top right and circle painted on the trapdoor for positioning the condemned). The photographer captioned his original print "On the Way." Singapore: Changi. 1946.

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The most notorious German war criminal, of all those who were brought before the American Military Tribunals at Dachau, was unquestionably Ilse Koch, the wife of Karl Otto Koch, the infamous former Commandant of the Buchenwald concentration camp. Karl Otto Koch had already been put on trial by the Nazis themselves and executed before the war ended. Ilse Koch was among the 31 accused war criminals from Buchenwald who were brought before an American Military Tribunal at Dachau on April 11, 1947.

Hangman's noose suspended above the trapdoor of the gallows in Changi Gaol where convicted Japanese war criminals were executed by hanging. The noose is not a traditional hangman's knot but a slip knot and the three circles painted on the trapdoor indicate the positions taken by the condemned during multiple executions. 1946.

A hangman (probably British Army) positioning the knot of a noose near the neck (concealed by a white hood) of a convicted Japanese war criminal who is about to be executed by hanging. These gallows at Changi Gaol had provision for multiple executions (note the D-bolt shackle at top right from which another noose could be hung). The photographer had captioned his original print "Ready to Go." 1946.

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In Germany, the guillotine was called the Fallbeil or "Falling axe". When Hitler came into power, he commissioned the construction and testing of a guillotine. Satisfied with its operation, he then commissioned 20 more and used them throughout Germany and occupied lands. The guillotine was first used for criminals solely. However, during the World War,

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An unidentified British officer (left) and sergeant (right) standing on a platform immediately below the trapdoor and gallows, next to the body of a Japanese war criminal who has just been executed by hanging on the gallows at Changi Gaol. His hands tied behind his back and he wears all white, including a hood over his head. 1946.

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Amon Goeth shortly before his execution. Goeth was the SS psychopathic killer commanding the Plaszow concentration camp in Poland. He was executed in September 1946 not far from his former command. He was a central character in the Spielberg film Shindler's List.

Staff Sergeant Gustav Wagner was responsible for 150,000 deaths at the Nazi extermination camp of Sobibor. Damning minutes of an Interpol executive committee meeting in 1962 shows up the French attitude to the [Nazi] killers.... Interpol secretary general Marcel Sicot, responding to a request from Jewish organisations to more vigorously track them down, stormed: 'Why should war criminals be prosecuted since the victor always imposes his laws, anyway?'

War Criminal - Herbert Cukurs - 1900 - 1965 Cukurs was a Nazi Latvian war criminal. Caught, abducted and executed by Israeli security services. During the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany 1941, Cukurs became a member of the notorious ''Arajs Kommando'', responsible for many of the crimes in Latvia. A cold blooded woman and child killer; he clearly lived by the sword and died by it too.