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us: Brunner, Alois, 1912-2010?

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    • us: Brouner, Alois, 1912-2010?
    • us: Fischer, Georg, 1912-2010?
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 19120408
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2010?
    • Birth Place

        Rohrbrunn (Austria)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Syria
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Damascus (Syria)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Drancy (Concentration camp)
        • Affiliation Start: 1943
        • Affiliation End: 1944
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Dec. 2, 2014
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Zentralstelle für Jüdische Auswanderung
        • Affiliation Start: 1939
        • Affiliation End: 1943
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Schutzstaffel
        • Affiliation Start: 1938
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei
        • Affiliation Start: 1931
    • Gender

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Nazis
            (lcsh) Concentration camp commandants
              (lcsh) War criminals
                (lcsh) Fugitives from justice
            • Sources

              • found: Bruttmann, Tal. La logique des bourreaux, 2003: p. 99 (Aloïs Brunner)
              • found: Josephs, J. Swastika over Paris, 1989: CIP galley (Alois Brunner, last major Nazi war criminal still at large)
              • found: Web. site, 07-07-04 (Alois Brunner. (1912- ). SS-Hauptsturmfuhrer Alois Brunner was born in Austria in 1912 and joined the Austrian Nazi Party in 1931 at the age of 19; Now 90 has successfully evaded capture)
              • found: Hypothesē Alois Brouner, c2005.
              • found: New York times (online), viewed Dec. 2, 2014 (in article published Dec. 1: Efraim Zuroff, director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Israel office, said on Monday [Dec. 1, 2014] that Alois Brunner, Adolf Eichmann's top lieutenant, long one of the world's most wanted fugitives, died at least four years ago in Syria, where he had escaped justice and may have advised the government; b. in Austria; joined the Nazi Party in 1931 and the SS in 1938; led the Vienna-based Central Office for Jewish Emigration from 1939 to 1943; took control of the Drancy detention camp near Paris in 1943; tried in absentia and sentenced to death by France in 1954; was believed to have lived in Damascus from the 1950s under the name Georg Fisher [i.e. Fischer]; a French newsletter reported his death in 1992, but it was never confirmed)
              • found: Wikipedia, viewed Dec. 2, 2014 (Alois Brunner; b. Apr. 8, 1912, Nádkút, Vas, Austria-Hungary (now Rohrbrunn, Burgenland, Austria); d. ca. 2010, Damascus (likely); pseudonym: Dr. Georg Fischer)
              • found: Times of Israel (online), viewed Dec. 2, 2014 (SS captain Alois Brunner, Adolf Eichmann's second-in-command, the world's most wanted Nazi criminal, died four years ago in Syria at the age of 98, the Simon Weisenthal Center said Sunday [Nov. 30, 2014], citing the testimony of a former German secret service agent deployed in the Middle East; managed to flee Germany after the war due to an identity mix-up that saw fellow SS member Anton Brunner prosecuted and hanged for his crimes; in 1954, using a fake Red Cross passport, traveled to Rome and later Egypt; after arriving in Syria under the pseudonym of Dr. Georg Fischer, he was said to serve as an adviser to Assad on torture methods, though the information has not been confirmed; the Syrian government shielded him from various extradition orders; injured in two separate attempts on his life by the Mossad in 1961 and 1980)
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              • 2004-07-07: new
              • 2014-12-02: revised
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