Edmund Veesenmayer

Edmund Veesenmayer

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Edmund Veesenmayer (12 November 1904 in Bad Kissingen - 24 December 1977 in Darmstadt) was a German politician, officer (SS-Brigadef hrer) and war criminal. He significantly contributed to The Holocaust in Hungary and Croatia. He was a subordinate of Ernst Kaltenbrunner and Joachim von Ribbentrop; and collaborated with Adolf Eichmann.Veesenmayer joined the Nazi Party (NSDAP) in 1925. In 1932 he became a member of economic circles and had a lot of important friends in high places. At the beginning of 1941 he was attached to the German diplomatic staff in Zagreb (Croatia). He played an important role in the persecution and murder of Croatian and Serbian Jewry. In March 1944 he became Reich plenipotentiary in Hungary upon Nazi deposition and imprisonment of the Hungarian regent, Admiral Horthy.[show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135795074
  • 9786135795073