1 Aug 1937

Germany
24 Aug 1944

Germany
  • Princess Mafalda of the House of Savoy, wife if Prince Philipp of the House of Hesse, was seriously injured by Allied bombing at Buchenwald Concentration Camp near Weimar, Germany, where she was imprisoned. ww2dbase [Buchenwald Concentration Camp | Weimar | CPC]
27 Aug 1944

Germany
  • Princess Mafalda of the House of Savoy, wife of Prince Philipp of the House of Hesse, passed away from wounds suffered from Allied bombing at Buchenwald Concentration Camp near Weimar, Germany, where she was imprisoned. ww2dbase [Buchenwald Concentration Camp | Weimar | CPC]
5 Apr 1945

Germany
  • SS-Obersturmbannf├╝hrer Karl-Otto Koch, the notorious, brutal and corrupt former Commandant of Buchenwald Concentration Camp was executed by firing squad at Buchenwald after a trial in which he was convicted of bringing himself and the SS into disrepute. ww2dbase [Buchenwald Concentration Camp | Karl-Otto Koch | Weimar | AC]
15 Apr 1945

Germany
  • Hermann Florstedt, former Majdanek Concentration Camp commandant, was executed at Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Germany by a SS firing squad. He had been found guilty for having embezzled wealth left behind by murdered Jews. ww2dbase [Buchenwald Concentration Camp | Hermann Florstedt | Weimar | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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