Monday, January 30, 2017

Pencil sketch of a Nazi by Dr K Prabhakar Rao

                                                                   HERMANN HOTH

He Commanded the 3rd Panzer Group during Operation Barbarossa in 1941, and the 4th Panzer Army during the Wehrmacht's 1942 summer offensive. In support of the Commissar Order, issued a directive in November 1941 instructing his subordinate commanders to "immediately and pitilessly exterminate" "every sign of active or passive resistance on the part of Jewish-Bolshevik agitators". He was tried by US military tribunal at Nuremberg in H OGH command trials and was given 15 yeras jail term.Sentence was reviewed with no changes in 1951. Released on parole in 1954; released from parole / sentence reduced to time served in 1957. Died in 1971.

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