Former S.s. Commander at Nazi Death Camp Executed; Responsible for Death of 20,000 Jews
Menu JTA Search

Former S.s. Commander at Nazi Death Camp Executed; Responsible for Death of 20,000 Jews

Download PDF for this date

Siegiried Seidl, a former S.S. commander at the Theresienstadt death camp, was hanged here today. He was convicted last October of torturing and murdering 20,000 Austrian and Polish Jews.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund