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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.
Le Sphinx was among the most expensive and best known maisons de tolérance in the Paris of the 1930s.
Best Article I have ever read! From now on.. I am going to cultivate my GaF Quotient! Yeah! Baby!!!
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.
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."
Aryan Spear Woman Nazi German Athlete Actress from a Leni Riefenstahl film. Stylish cinematography and light works, Riefenstahl Style!
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.
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.
This is Gisella Perl, a a successful Jewish gynaecologist in Sighet, Romania in the 1930s and 40s. She was taken to Auschwitz in 1944, where she treated women with kindness and compassion. She was asked to report all pregnant women to Josef Mengele- better known as the Angel of Death. When she discovered what was done to them (medical experimentation and torture, ending with often being thrown alive into the crematoriums) she vowed that there would never again be a pregnant. read on...
France was liberated in 1944, and women accused of having been collaborated with Nazi personnel, are humiliated in public. This may seem like a war crime to todays’ audience, but during a time when people were overjoyed at seeing the Nazis leave, this image would have evoked feelings of victory.
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...
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?
The Russian women who piloted those planes, onetime crop dusters, took it as a compliment. In 30,000 missions over four years, they dumped 23,000 tons of bombs on the German invaders, ultimately helping to chase them back to Berlin. Any German pilot who downed a “witch” was awarded an Iron Cross.
Hedy Lamarr, often proclaimed “the most beautiful woman in the world,” the 26-year-old Lamarr was thriving in Hollywood when, in mid-September '40, Nazi U-boats hunted & sank a cruise ship carrying 90 British refugee kids to Canada. 77 drowned in the bleak north Atlantic. Lamarr, a Jewish immigrant from Nazi Austria, was horrified. She decided to fight back, but instead of the usual celebrity posturing....
Read about this lady! A midwife at Auschwitz, something you don't think about....."During her time at Auschwitz, Leszczynska delivered over 3,000 babies. Half of those were murdered and another thousand died from the horrible conditions in the camp. But those with blond hair and blue eyes, about 500, were sent to be raised as Germans, and another 30 survived the camp."