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Rudolf Hoess
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    (November 25, 1900-April 16, 1947)
    Last name is actually spelled Höß
    Auschwitz Commandant
    World War I Soldier
    SS Man
    He was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for the murder of Walther Kadow, a teacher who had betrayed a Nazi (1923).
    He felt the gassing of Jews using Carbon Monoxide was too inefficient so he decided to introduce a gas called Zyklon B.
    Estimates place the number of people put to death in Auschwitz under Hoess was around 2.5 million.
    He wrote poetry on the 'beauty of Auschwitz.'
    He once had an affair with an inmate at Auschwitz and then sent her to the gas chamber to cover it up.
    He was the go-to guy for improving concentration camp 'efficiency.'
    He had no remorse for the killing.
    During World War I, he rose to the rank of Sergeant and received the 1st and 2nd class Iron Cross.
    He managed to elude Nazi hunters for almost a year.
    He was a family man with a wife and five children.
    He was killed where he had killed so many (at the entrance of the crematorium at Auschwitz).
    He is dead.

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