Commandant of Auschwitz: The Autobiography of Rudolf Hoess. Front Cover. Rudolf Höss. Popular Library, – Concentration camp commandants – Title: Commandant of Auschwitz: The Autobiography of Rudolf Hoess. Primary Author: Hoess,Rudolf. Other Author(s). Editor(s). Published: , World. SS Kommandant Rudolph Höss (–) was history’s greatest mass Rudolph Hoess a commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp has a story that I.

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Confessions and trial testimony of Rudolf Hoess – Commandant of Auschwitz

Sometimes it happened that prisoners knew what was going to be done. Archived from the original on 29 April The burning took 6 to 7 hours. Hoess was in charge of the huge extermination camp in Poland where the Nazis murdered some three million Jews, from the time of its creation he commandant of auschwitz the autobiography of rudolf hoess responsible for building it in until late inby which time the mass exterminations were half completed.

I understand English as it is written above. After the bodies were removed our special Kommandos took off the rings and extracted the gold from the teeth of the cimmandant.

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No doubt he was monstrous, but there is a sense of humanity beneath his Nazi uniform and ideology. My mother tried to kill herself ten times and she once tried to hang herself from the balcony. Hoess is a definite liar with his thoughts and feelings but at least he was honest with fact. I wondered how he felt before being executed.


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Rudolf Höss

But then he admits the Kommandant who followed him fixed the problem of prisoner beatings in no time. I visited the camp Treblinka in spring to inform myself about the conditions. National Socialist German Workers’ Party.

I did not reflect on it at the time: SS men formed a strong cordon and forced resisting prisoners into the gas-chamber. The Autobiography of Rudolf Hoess.

Return to Book Page. More from the web. I couldn’t touch the bricks or anything else.

I auschaitz this shows me how blind people can be, In his personal accounts he explains how he thinks that he has done everything with the knowledge that it wasn’t that bad. Reading this book is very scary and upsetting. By chance it had found its way into my wife’s luggage. I applaud Hoess for his honest recollection while in prison waiting to be murdered for commandant of auschwitz the autobiography of rudolf hoess events in Auschwitz.

I was treated rucolf by the [British] Field Security Police. And so my actions in the service of this ideology were completely wrong, even though I faithfully believed the idea was correct. He is not apologetic for what he did and the only thing he does regret is getting caught.

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That it didn’t help the cause of anti-Semitism. The arrest was successful because I was frightened at being awakened out of a sound sleep. When the news of the armistice reached Damascuswhere he was at that time, he and a few others decided not to wait for the British to arrest them as Prisoners of War but instead to try to ride all the way back home. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. commandant of auschwitz the autobiography of rudolf hoess

Some details are horrific as one would expectother parts were quite tedious. Witness after witness, as well as mass documents produced irrefutable evidence of the crimes committed, ayschwitz no witness was more shocking than Rudolf Hoess, who calmly elucidated how he had come to exterminate 2. The execution was carried out on April 16,