Gudrun Burwitz

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Burwitz in 1945

Gudrun Margarete Elfriede Emma Anna Burwitz (née Himmler, 8 August 1929 – 24 May 2018) was a German Nazi supporter and the daughter of Margarete Himmler and Heinrich Himmler. She was born in Munich.[1]

Burwitz was arrested and made to testify at the Nuremberg trials. She fought to defend her father’s reputation and became closely involved in Neo-Nazi groups that give support to ex-members of the SS.

Burwitz died on 24 May 2018 at her home near Munich, aged 88.[2] Her death was announced a month later.[2]

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  1. Browning, Christopher R. (2004). The Origins of the Final Solution: The Evolution of Nazi Jewish Policy, September 1939 – March 1942. Comprehensive History of the Holocaust. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. pp. 36–110. ISBN 0-8032-1327-1.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Germany, SPIEGEL ONLINE, Hamburg,. "Tod von Gudrun Burwitz: Heinrich Himmlers Tochter, Nazi bis zuletzt - SPIEGEL ONLINE". Retrieved 30 June 2018.