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Maria Mandel after her arrest by US troops, 1945. Top ranking official at Auschwitz-Birkenau responsible for the deaths of over 500,000 female prisoners. The United States Army arrested Mandel on August 10, 1945. She was handed over to the Republic of Poland in November 1946, and in November 1947 she was tried in a Kraków courtroom in the Auschwitz Trial and sentenced to death. Mandel was hanged on January 24, 1948 at the age of 36.

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Originally posted 2017-12-11 22:49:10.