33rd year  -  N° 172                 Thursday, 21 June 2018         Antwerpen		
10 Minutes Before the Worm
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Wednesday 16th of April 1947

71 years ago

SS-Obersturmbannführer and longest serving commandant of Auschwitz-KZ Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Höss is executed by hanging at the age of 46 in KZ Auschwitz-Birkenau, Birkenau, Małopolska, Poland.

Höss was hanged on a short drop gallows constructed specifically for that purpose, at the location of the camp Gestapo.