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Austria, Commander of Mauthausen camp Franz Ziereis interrogated in a medical clinic after he was captured, May 1945.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

Ziereis was located by the US army on 23/05/1945 in a cabin in Pyhrn area in Austria and was shot during an attempt to arrest him. He was taken to a military hospital and interrogated in the presence of former inmates. Two days after he was capture, he died of his wounds.

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  • Title: Austria, Commander of Mauthausen camp Franz Ziereis interrogated in a medical clinic after he was captured, May 1945.
  • Subject Keywords: SS - Schutzstaffel , Liberation , Prisoners , Hospitals , US Army
  • Origin: Moshe Shezifi
  • Name of submitter: vraham & Rachel Shezifi0
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  • Archival signature: 5413/11

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