Johann Baptist Albin Rauter (Feb 4, 1895 – March 25, 1949) was a high-ranking Austrian (from 1939, German) Nazi war criminal. He was the highest SS and Police Leader in the Netherlands and the leading security and police officer during the period of 1940-1945. He reported directly to the Nazi SS-chief, Himmler, and in the second instance to the Nazi governor of the Netherlands, Arthur Seyss-Inquart. He was convicted in the Netherlands of crimes against humanity and executed by firing squad.
Karl Herman Frank hanging from the neck in Prague, 1946, for his role in organizing the massacres of the people of the Czech villages of Lidice and Ležáky. He was the Higher SS and Police Leader and Secretary of State of the Reich Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia.
SS Sturmbanfuhrer Christian Wirth, who developed the gas killing methodes. Commander of the Treblinka, Belzec and Sobibor extermination camps. Killed in May 1944 by Yugoslav Partisans while travelling in an open-topped car on an official trip to Fiume.
Himmler as a member of the SA, in early SS-uniform holding the rank of Oberfuhrer or Senior Leader, and was at that time, a para-military rank in the Nazi party, the SS was a branch of the SA.circa 1927-1933