ERICH NAUMANN (29 April 1905 – 7 June 1951) was an SS
Brigadeführer , member of the SD . Naumann was responsible for
genocide in eastern Europe as commander of Einsatzgruppe B and was a
convicted war criminal .
* 1 Early life and career
War crimes trial and execution
* 3 References
* 4 External links
EARLY LIFE AND CAREER
Born 29 April 1905, in
Meissen , Saxony ,
Erich Naumann left school
at the age of sixteen and was employment in a commercial firm in his
home town of Meissen. He joined the
Nazi party in November 1929 (nr.
170257). In 1933, Naumann joined the SA in a full-time capacity and
then became an official and officer of police. He joined the SD in
1935. He was Chief of Einsatzgruppe B from November 1941 until
February or March 1943.
During November 1941, reports he sent to
Adolf Eichmann state that he
was responsible for the deaths of 17,256 people in
Smolensk . Under
his command, he admitted that his Einsatzgruppe possessed three gas
vans which "were used to exterminate human beings".
WAR CRIMES TRIAL AND EXECUTION
After capture by the Allies , Naumann