Klaus Barbie

Klaus Barbie

Nikolaus 'Klaus' Barbie (25 October 1913 – 25 September 1991) was an SS-Hauptsturmführer (rank equivalent to army captain) and Gestapo member. He was known as the Butcher of Lyon.

Read more about Klaus Barbie:  Early Life and Education, World War II, US Intelligence and Bolivia, Extradition and Trial

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