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Juergen Stroop, SS General during the Second World War (1895 -- 1952) | Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Name: Juergen Stroop, SS General during the Second World War (1895 -- 1952)


Historical Note: Jürgen Stroop (born Josef Stroop, 26 September 1895, Detmold, Germany – 6 March 1952, Warsaw, Poland) was an SS General during the Second World War. He is best known for being in command against the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and for writing the Stroop Report, a booklength account of the operation. Following the defeat of Nazi Germany, Stroop was prosecuted during the Dachau Trials and convicted of murdering nine American POWs. After his extradition to the People's Republic of Poland, Stroop was tried, convicted, and hanged for crimes against humanity.


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