Jürgen Stroop  

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Jürgen Stroop, (born Josef Stroop, September 26, 1895 in Detmold — March 6, 1952 in Warsaw, Poland) was a high-ranking Nazi SS during World War II and author of the Stroop Report. After the war, he was convicted of war crimes and hanged.

In popular culture

In the 1976 film The Eagle Has Landed, Jürgen Stroop is portrayed by the German actor Joachim Hansen (the character is simply referred to as "Herr Gruppenführer" and not by Stroop's actual name, although in the source novel by Jack Higgins, Stroop's name is used). In the 2001 film Uprising, Stroop is depicted by the American actor Jon Voight. In the 2006 Polish television film Rozmowy z katem (Conversations with an Executioner, based on Kazimierz Moczarski's memoir, Stroop is played by the actor Piotr Fronczewski.

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