Portrait of Gauleiter Fritz Sauckel

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Portrait of Gauleiter Fritz Sauckel
Portrait of Gauleiter Fritz Sauckel

Record Type: Photograph

Photograph #: 45299Caption: Portrait of Gauleiter Fritz Sauckel.

One of a collection of portraits included in a 1939 calendar of Nazi officials.

Biography: Fritz Sauckel (1894-1946) served as Plenipotentiary General for the Employment of Labor. In this capacity Sauckel was responsible for providing the workforce, and in response to the increased demand for workers, millions of forced labors were taken from occupied territories. A defendant at the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg, he was found guilty on two counts and sentenced to death. Sauckel was hanged on October 16, 1946.

Date: 1939

Locale: Germany

Photo Designation: NAZI OFFICIALS/PERSONALITIES OF THE THIRD REICH -- Gauleiter Calendar Portraits

Keyword: ABADI (MARCEL) NETWORK, CALENDARS, CLOSE-UPS, NAZI OFFICIALS, SAUCKEL, FRITZ

Photo Source: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Provenance: Geoffrey Giles

Photo Credit: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Geoffrey Giles 

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