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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.
Miep Gies, one of the Dutch citizens who hid Anne Frank, her family and several family friends in an attic annex above Anne's father's place of business from the Nazis during World War II. "I am not a hero. I just did what any decent person would have done."
it was Herman Göring who instructed Heydrich on 31 July 1941 to 'carry out all preparations with regard to a "Final Solution" to the Jewish question in those territories of Europe which are under German influence. This decree led to the Wannsee Conference in Jan. 1942 in which Heydrich and Adolf Eichmann of the Gestapo attempted to coordinate the extermination of the 11 million Jews of Europe and the Soviet Union.
Hannie Schaft (aka "the Girl with the red hair"). Responsible for the assassination of five collaborators. Hitler himself had demanded her arrest, urging the Sicherheitsdienst to find her. Hannie was born in Haarlem, The Netherlands on September 16, 1920. On April 17, 1945, less than three weeks before the liberation of the Netherlands, Hannie was shot by the Germans in the dunes near Overveen. She was only 24 years old.