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.
SS-Oberfuehrer Johann Hanke, commanded over the German police in the Lodz area. Face of evil.
SS-Obergruppenführer and General in the Waffen-SS and the police Rudolf Querner was a senior commander in Hamburg and Vienna. He was associated with the deportation of Jews and the procurement of Zyklon-B, the substance used to kill concentration camp inmates in the gas chambers. Toward the end of the war, Querner was responsible for the evacuation of concentration and POW camps in Braunschweig. After the war, he was arrested and committed suicide while incarcerated.