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  1. Irma Grese - Wikipedia

    WebGrese was convicted of crimes involving the ill-treatment and murder of prisoners committed at Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps, and sentenced to death at the Belsen trial. Executed at 22 years of age, Grese was the youngest woman to die judicially under British law in the 20th century.

  2. Irma Grese, The Disturbing Story Of The "Hyena Of Auschwitz"

    WebMay 27, 2021 · Born in the fall of 1923, Irma Grese was one of the five children. According to trial transcripts, 13 years after Grese’s birth, her mother committed suicide upon discovering that her husband was cheating on her with a local pub owner’s daughter. Throughout her childhood, there were more problems for Grese, including some in school.

  3. The Real 'Beast of Belsen'? Irma Grese and Female Concentration Camp ...

    WebJun 1, 2015 · Irma Grese, known as the 'beautiful beast' of Belsen, was, according to the charges brought against her at the Belsen Trial in 1945, one of the 'most sinister and hated figures' of the camps. Witnesses claimed that she used to beat women until they collapsed. And she was not the only one.

  4. Why Was Irma Grese, the Beast of Belsen, so Hated?

    WebIrma Grese committed innumerable acts of sadism and roamed the women’s camps at Ravensbrück, Auschwitz, and Bergen-Belsen looking for female victims to abuse. Her career of crime caught up with her at the end of the war, and …

  5. Irma Grese - Jewish Virtual Library

    WebDuring World War II Irma Grese was the most notorious of the female Nazi war criminals. She was born on October 7, 1923, to a agricultural family and left school in 1938 at the age of 15. She worked on a farm for six months, then in …

  6. Irma Grese — The Nazi Psychopath Who Was a Living Torture …

    WebJul 24, 2021 · Irma Grese, infamously known as the Hyena of Auschwitz, was executed at the age of 22. One of the youngest female Nazi, Irma, was hanged by British Law throughout the entire history. Cruel and...

  7. Irma Grese: The Truth About The 'Hyena Of Auschwitz' - Grunge

    WebSep 24, 2020 · As stated on All That's Interesting, Irma Grese was born in fall 1923 in a rural German village. Irma was one of five children. Her mother committed suicide when Irma's father had an affair; Irma was a teenager at the time. Irma was mercilessly bullied in school and so dropped out to work on a farm.

  8. Top 10 Fascinating Facts about Irma Grese - Discover Walks Blog

    WebNov 20, 2022 · Irma Grese was born to Alfred Grese and Berta Grese on October 7, 1923 in Wrechen, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany. Her parents were constantly at odds, making their home unhealthy and oppressive to their six children. This unfortunately ruined their childhood and, worse, the rest of Irma’s life.

  9. Holocaust survivors tell of 'notorious' SS officer, Irma Grese

    WebJan 28, 2020 · Notorious SS officer, Irma Grese, was nicknamed the 'Hyena of Auschwitz' She was the youngest woman to die judicially under British law at the age of 22 Grese was made warden of the women's...

  10. Irma Grese - The Blonde Beast of Birkenau and the

    WebDec 4, 2017 · Irma Grese in August 1945, while awaiting trial. Irma was very attracted to the Nazi cause and although her father had forbidden his children to join any Nazi organizations, Irma willingly joined the League of German Girls when she left home at the age of fourteen.

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