Nicknamed the Beautiful Beast. Irma Grese was a concentration camp guard and one of the few women to be called to account for her crimes. She was hanged in 1945 at the age of 22.

"In 1943, Maria von Maltzan, a German aristocrat, took Hans Hirschel, her Jewish lover into her Berlin apartment to hide him from the Nazis. It was the time when the last Jews were supposed to be 'cleansed' out of Berlin. Since Hans had ingeniously faked his own suicide, he was registered as dead, and for a long while, no suspicion fell on Maria; until one day..." Read the rest of the story at the link.

10 Worst Women in Nazi Camps - The market on wholesale cruelty towards the inhabitants of German concentration camps was not, it is safe to say, monopolized by men.

Le Sphinx was among the most expensive and best known maisons de tolérance in the Paris of the 1930s.

Margot Woelk, food taster for Hitler: "For more than half a century, Margot Woelk kept her secret hidden from the world, even from her husband. Then, a few months after her 95th birthday, she revealed the truth about her wartime role: Adolf Hitler's food taster. Woelk, then in her mid-twenties, spent two and a half years as one of 15 young women who sampled Hitler's food to make sure it wasn't poisoned before it was served to the Nazi leader in his 'Wolf's Lair' in what is now Poland."

COCO CHANEL WAS DEFINITELY A NAZI. Archival documents verify that Chanel herself was a Nazi spy, committing herself to the German cause as early as 1941, when she became a paid agent of General Walter Schellenberg, chief of SS intelligence. Why would Coco Chanel have sympathized with the Nazis?

BDM-Hauptgruppenführerin lse Hirsch was a member of ‘The Werewolves’, the 1945 Nazi resistance force working behind enemy lines during the Allies advance into Germany. She took part in 'Operation Carnival', the assassination of the mayor of Aachen, a wartime US collaborator. She parachuted along with five men into the outskirts of Aachen, found their target and executed him. She was eventually arrested, tried and sentenced to four years in prison.

Women in Nazi Germany: What was to be a woman in Hitler's Germany. Chilling, deeply interesting and revealing.

Catharina Frank. The dance that Catharina performed for Adolf Eichmann in Westerbork saved her life and that of her son.

Krystyna Skarbek:British intelligence,Operations Exec(SOE) Born in Poland.Recieved many decorations for her work in Nazi occupied Poland & France.Stabbed to death 6/1952 by Dennis Muldowney whose advances she rejected.He was hung.

Gertrud Scholtz-Klink was chief of the Nazi bridal schools and trained women to become 'perfect' wives to SS men

Click through to read a summary of the, for the most part, never prosecuted atrocities committed by several Nazi wives and mothers. The new book involves information from archives which revealed some women were as guilty as the men.

Dangerous liaisons: A French woman poses with a Nazi officer at the Eiffel Tower during the period of German occupation in the Second World War

Liselotte Meier, one of the thousands of Nazi women who were complicit in the crimes of the Third Reich

The 'female Schindler' who saved 2,500 Jewish children but died wishing she'd rescued more--Irena Sendler

Execution of the women SS Guards of Stutthof concentration camp for “sadistic abuse of prisoners” after on trial by the Polish Special Law Court at Danzig. The women did not seem to take the trial seriously until the end, 4 July 1946.

Lydia Litvyak. One of two Russian pilots who were the world’s only female fighting aces during World War II. She kicked Nazi butt.

Corrie ten Boom, a Dutch evangelical, was arrested and sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp in 1944 for hiding Jews. After the war, she encountered one of the cruelest former camp guards. She said of that moment, "For a long moment we grasped each other's hands, the former guard and the former prisoner. I had never known God's love so intensely as I did then."

On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943 - Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she walked to her execution. Her last words were: "How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to offer themselves up individually for a righteous cause? Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go."

During WWII, Hitler forbid women (with some limited exceptions) from serving in the military and relegated them to strictly domestic roles. Contrast with the Soviet Red Army which had over 2,000 women snipers, including: Ludmila Pavlichenko, Klavdiya Kalugina, Nina Lobkovskaya, Moldagulova, Alija, Catherine Golovakha and Nina Kovalenko. Ultimately, the Soviets defeated the nazis with Hitler committing suicide. Then Hiroshima and Nagasaki happened...

Revenge at Birkenau: Jewish dancer and actress shoots SS man Schillinger fatally and injures SS man Emmerich on 10/23/43 in the undressing room of crematorium II before she and her fellow women were to be gassed. She did a strip tease in front of the lecherous Schillinger in order to distract him and grab his gun. She shot both men after successfully grabbing it.

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Klavdiya Kalugina, one of the youngest Soviet female snipers (age 17 at the start of her military service in 1943). She served until the end of hostilities and survived the war.