History's Judgement: SS-Standartenfürhrer Franz Ziereis, Kommandant of the KL Mauthausen-Gusen

Kommandant Franz Ziereis with SS staff at KL Mauthausen (110,622 bytes) Franz Ziereis in US custody (112,854 bytes)
Above left: Kommandant SS-Obersturmbannführer Franz Ziereis with SS-Hauptscharführer (Master Sergeant) and SS-Oberscharührer (Technical Sergeant) at Mauthausen (91,047 bytes).
At right: interrogated by US Army officers while in US custody on 23 May 1945 at the 131st Evac Hospital in Gusen, there dying of gunshot wounds (78,773 bytes).
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