Gerhard Sommer

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Gerhard Sommer
Born (1921-06-24) 24 June 1921 (age 99)
Steinpleis, near Zwickau, Saxony, German Empire
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branchHitlerjugend (Deutsche Jungvolk)
Schutzstaffel (SS)
RankJungzugführer (in Hitler Youth)
Untersturmführer (Second Lieutenant, in SS)
Unit1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler
16th SS Panzergrenadier Division Reichsführer-SS
Battles/warsWorld War II

Gerhard Sommer (born 24 June 1921) is a former SS-Untersturmführer (Second Lieutenant) in the 16th SS Panzergrenadier Division Reichsführer-SS. He was involved in the massacre of 560 civilians on 12 August 1944 in the Italian village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema. He is on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most wanted Nazi war criminals.

As of May 2006 Sommer was living in a nursing home in Hamburg-Volksdorf, Germany.[1] In May 2015 Sommer was declared unfit for trial by prosecutors in Germany[2]

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