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Grothmann, Werner, 1915-2002

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Personal name headingGrothmann, Werner, 1915-2002
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Birth date1915-08-23
Death date2002-02-26
Place of birthFrankfurt am Main (Germany)
Field of activityWorld War, 1939-1945 Nuremberg Medical Trial, Nuremberg, Germany, 1946-1947
AffiliationNationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Schutzstaffel
Profession or occupationArmed Forces--Officers
Found inThe Nuremberg Medical Trial 1946/47, Transcripts, Material of the Prosecution and Defense, Related Documents...Guide to the Microfiche-Edition, 2001: p. 329 (Grothmann, Werner)
Wikipedia WWW site, viewed Sept. 23, 2015: Werner Grothmann (b. Aug. 23, 1915 in Frankfurt; d. Feb. 26, 2002; joined SS in 1933 and quickly promoted in the ranks and was in 1940 promoted to aide-de-camp to SS Reichsfuhrer Himmler; final rank at the end of the war was SS-Oberstrumbannführer (lieutenant colonel); arrested after Himmler's suicide in May 1945; served as prosecution witness against several SS offiers between 1946-1948; was released in 1949 after being denazified and classified as a lesser offender (class III)).