Karl Fritzsch

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Karl Fritzsch [r]: SS-Haupsturmfuhrer; first Lagerfuhrer ofAuschwitz Concentration Camp, from its creation until the end of 1941; conducted the initial mass executions of Soviet prisoners of war and the first executions using Zyklon B, which he first proposed; later transferred to Flossenburg Concentration Camp, convicted of corruption and murder, and transferred to a front-line SS combat unit [e]

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