Franz Ziereis was the Commandant of Mathauson and overseer of many German Concentration Camps. He worked closely with Hitler on many occasions, and was known as one of the most brutal Commandants of the Reich. He is personally held accountable for 40,000 prisoners that perished in the first four months of 1945. Below is a listing of camps under his orders.
Amstetton Klagenfurt-Junkerschule Passau II Wieher Neudorf
Ebensee Linz I Passau III Wiener Neustadt
Eisenerz Linz II Pegau
Floridsdorf Linz III Saurer-Werke
Grossraming Loebolpass Schloss Endt
Gunzkirchon Loiblpass-Nord St. Lambrecht
Gusen I Mauthauson St. Valentin
Gusen II Melk Steyr-Munichholz
Gusen III Mittelbach Ternberg
Heinkelwerke-Schwochat Passau I Wels
File 1 – Information on Franz Ziereis (Information obtained via Internet search engines)
File 2 – Original Copies World War II Interrogation record of Franz Ziereis (Papers are brittle and have been placed in confinement sleeves, no photocopies are allowed, but photocopies of originals are in File 2)
Duplicate copies of this transcribed confession have been placed with the Holocaust Museum records of Franz Ziereis. Although there are several different Interrogation records of Franz Ziereis; this is the only record which holds a confession of his actions.
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