Wisconsin man who participated in 1943 massacre of 8,000 Jews is deported to Austria


Josias Kumpf, 83, served as an armed SS Death’s Head guard at the Nazi-run Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp in Germany and at the Trawniki Labor Camp in Poland. Kumpf also served at slave labor sites in Nazi-occupied France where prisoners under his watch built launching platforms for Germany’s V-1 and V-2 missile attacks on England. During his service at Trawniki, he participated in a mass shooting in which 8,000 men, women and children were murdered in a single day, on Nov. 3, 1943.  read on…………..


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3 Comments on “Wisconsin man who participated in 1943 massacre of 8,000 Jews is deported to Austria”

  1. Mel Ancholy April 7, 2009 at 5:41 AM #

    Did he do these things or is he being accused of doing these things? So I can sound like a smart butt I will finish with, “There is a difference you know”

  2. oblogdeeoblogda April 7, 2009 at 6:38 AM #

    “Josias Kumpf, by his own admission, stood guard with orders to shoot any surviving prisoners who attempted to escape an SS massacre that left thousands of Jews dead,” said Acting Assistant Attorney General Rita M. Glavin. “His court-ordered removal from the United States to Austria is another milestone in the government’s long-running effort to ensure that individuals who participated in crimes against humanity do not find sanctuary in this country

    Thanks for visiting my OBLOGDEE

  3. Mel Ancholy April 9, 2009 at 1:31 PM #

    Dude, you need a gravatar. I guess you don’t need one but it would make me feel better :)

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