BRAUNSHTEYNER Ermina (Braunsteiner)( Nazi, guards 'death camps' during the 2-nd World War.)
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Braunshteyner, Ermina (Braunsteiner), (1920 -?), A Nazi, guards "death camps" during the 2-nd World War. Born in 1920. In 1941-42 was a matron in Ravensbrц+ck in 1943 - in Majdanek.
In 1949 the Austrian Criminal Court sentenced her to 3 years in prison on charges of complicity in the killings of unmotivated. After the liberation of the Austrian civil court has made the abolition of the amnesty for Braunshteyner, the case was referred for further investigation and the period of stay in detention was extended.
. In 1959 Braunshteyner married an American electrical engineer Russell Raillane and moved to the United States, received U.S. citizenship in 1963
. Here she was again accused of torturing and killing prisoners, that she personally gassed women, elderly and children. Eyewitnesses said that the only selection criterion was her sympathy or antipathy. In his defense Braunshteyner stated that only performs the usual duties of guards. Later she was given germanskomu justice.