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
, US Army