Execution by Einsatzgruppen. The Einsatzgruppen were German mobile killing units that operated within German-occupied territory after Germany invaded the Soviet Union in The Einsatzgruppen rounded up Jews, Gypsies, the disabled, Communists, and priso
Lithuanian militia force Jewish women to march to their humiliation and murder in Kaunas (Kovno) in Lithuanians Latvians and Estonians were the most brutal murderers of Jews after the Germans during the Holocaust
American military police tie Peter Chemy to a post prior to his execution by firing squad. A Polish national liberated from a concentration camp in May 1945, he spent the first few months of his freedom adrift in Germany. On a winter night of that year, he found refuge in the home of a German family: husband, wife, and daughter. After they had gone to sleep, Chemy found a hatchet and murdered them in their beds. He was tried by an American tribunal and executed by firing squad.