Heinrich Himmler  

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"We were faced with the question: what about the women and children? – I have decided on a solution to this problem. I did not consider myself justified to exterminate the men only – in other words, to kill them or have them killed while allowing the avengers, in the form of their children, to grow up in the midst of our sons and grandsons. The difficult decision had to be made to have this people disappear from the earth." — Heinrich Himmler, Posen speeches

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Heinrich Himmler (October 7, 1900 - May 23, 1945) was one of the most powerful people in Nazi Germany; he led the SS and Gestapo and played a significant role in organising the mass extermination of Jews and others in extermination camps.



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