peoplepill id: rolf-guenther
Deputy to Adolf Eichmann
|Intro||Deputy to Adolf Eichmann|
|Birth||8 January 1913, Erfurt, Erfurt Government Region, Province of Saxony, Kingdom of Prussia|
|Death||1 August 1945, Ebensee, Gmunden District, Upper Austria, Austria (aged 32 years)|
The details (from wikipedia)
Rolf Günther (8 January 1913 – August 1945) was a German major who served as Sturmbannführer in the Schutzstaffel (SS) and who acted as deputy to Adolf Eichmann. He joined the Sturmabteilung (SA) in 1929 and became dedicated to the Nazi cause.
Günther is held responsible for the deportation of Jews from Salonika to Auschwitz concentration camp, with assistance from Alois Brunner. His brother Hans Günther was head of the Central Office for Jewish Emigration in Prague.
Günther committed suicide by poison in August 1945 while being held by the Americans in an Ebensee prison.
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