Head of SS and principal planner of Jews’ total extermination.
"Reichsfuhrer" (commander-in-chief) of the SS, who was responsible for carrying out Hitler's orders to exterminate the Jews.
(October 7, 1900 - May 21, 1945) The Reichsführer-SS. Head of the SS, the Gestapo, and the German police. Under his direction, the SS grew into a massive "racially pure" Nazi elite. He was in charge of the concentration camps. Believed that the liquidation of the unhealthy and bad genes from society would help better and purify the Aryan race. In April 1945, he tried to negotiate a peace with the Allies, bypassing Hitler. For this, Hitler expelled him from the Nazi Party and from all offices he held. On May 21, 1945, he attempted to escape but was stopped and held by the British. After his identity was discovered, he swallowed a hidden cyanide pill that was noticed by an examining doctor. He died twelve minutes later.
This Commander in Chief ( Reichsfuehrer) of the SS was responsible for carrying out the orders of Hitler to exterminate the Jews.
Reich leader of the SS from 1929 to 1945, during World War 11, he was head of a vast empire: all SS formations, police forces, concentration and labor camps. The senior SS leader responsible for carrying out the "final solution," Himmler committed suicide before he could be brought to trial.
Reich leader of the SS from 1929 to 1945, during World War II, he was head of the vast empire of all SS formations, police forces, concentration, labor, and death camps, and, after Hitler, was the major architect of the "final solution" to exterminate Europe's Jews. He was responsible for carrying out the "final solution." He committed suicide before he could be brought to trial.
As head of the SS and the secret police, Himmler had control over the vast network of Nazi concentration and extermination camps, the Einsatzgruppen, and the Gestapo. Himmler committed suicide in 1945, after his arrest.