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ERNST EMIL HEINRICH BIBERSTEIN (or Bieberstein) (February 15, 1899, Hilchenbach – December 8, 1986) was an SS -Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel), member of the SD and commanding officer of Einsatzkommando
Einsatzkommando
6 . He was born ERNST SCHZYMANOWSKI or Szymanowski.

CONTENTS

* 1 Early life * 2 Nazism * 3 Nuremberg and later life * 4 In media * 5 External links

EARLY LIFE

Ernst Biberstein
Ernst Biberstein
was born ERNST SZYMANOWSKI in Hilchenbach , Province of Westphalia . His early education was at Mülheim . He was a private in World War I
World War I
from March 1917 to 1919. Upon discharge, he studied theology from March 1919 through 1921 and became a Protestant
Protestant
pastor on December 28, 1924. In 1935 he entered the Reichskirchenministerium (de) and was later transferred to the Reichssicherheitshauptamt .

NAZISM

Biberstein joined the Nazi party
Nazi party
in 1926 and the SS on September 13, 1936 (membership number 272692). From March through October 1940 he was again a soldier. In 1941, he changed his name from Szymanowski to Biberstein. After the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich
Reinhard Heydrich
, he was assigned command of Einsatzgruppe C in June 1942.

NUREMBERG AND LATER LIFE

Biberstein was a defendant at the Einsatzgruppen Trial during the Nuremberg Trials