This Day in History: Hermine Braunsteiner Becomes First Nazi Extradited from the US (1973)

This Day in History:
Hermine Braunsteiner Becomes First Nazi Extradited from the US (1973)

Nicknamed the “Stomping Mare” for her violent kicking of prisoners, Braunsteiner was a Nazi concentration camp guard during WWII. After the war, she spent a brief period in jail for war crimes before marrying an American and becoming a US citizen. In 1964, she was confronted at her home in New York by a reporter tipped off about her past by Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal. When her role in the war came to light, she was stripped of her citizenship and extradited to West Germany. What became of her? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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