Himmler Inspects Mauthausen




Himmler speaks to a member of his entourage while viewing the quarry
during an inspection tour of the Mauthausen concentration camp. (April 27, 1941)

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Pictured in the front row from left to right are Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Frank Ziereis, Heinrich Himmler, Karl Chmielewski, and August Eigruber. At the far right in the second row is George Bachmayer. (April 1941)

Himmler and his entourage inspect the Wiener Graben quarry (April 27, 1941)

Reichsfuehrer SS Heinrich Himmler beginning his inspection of Mauthausen


Sources: Top photos from the USHMM, lower two photos courtesy of Mitchell Bard from Mauthausen museum.