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  Klaus Barbie
Klaus Barbie (October 25, 1913 - September 25, 1991) was a German officer of the SS and the Gestapo (secret police) during the Nazi regime.
Barbie born in Bad Godesberg[?] and was educated at the Friedrich-Wilhelm Institute.
In 1941, Barbie was posted to the Bureau of Jewish Affairs and sent to Amsterdam and in May 1942 to Lyon, where he earned the sobriquet "Butcher of Lyon" as head of the local Gestapo.
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 Klaus Barbie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Klaus Barbie, the Butcher of Lyon (October 25, 1913 – September 25, 1991) was a German war criminal.
On July 4, 1987, Barbie was sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity, and died in prison of cancer four years later at the age of 77.
In 1984, Klaus Barbie was put on trial for crimes committed while he was in charge of the Gestapo in Lyon between 1942 and 1944.
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 The Trial of Klaus Barbie: Criminal In Absentia
Klaus Barbie was gone for almost forty years and in those forty years France changed a great deal.
The administration figured that if they prosecuted Klaus Barbie, who was guilty beyond the shadow of a doubt of some of the most heinous crimes of the Occupation era, they would surely become more popular among their constituents.
Barbie, who was sentenced to death twice in absentia by French military tribunals, in 1952 and 1954, for his "war crimes," and who twenty years after those trials, was still in Bolivia, could not be excluded from the Statute of Limitations should he be tried under French law.
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 Klaus Barbie - Picture - MSN Encarta
German SS officer Klaus Barbie became know as “the Butcher of Lyons” because of his work in occupied France during World War II (1939-1945).
In 1983 he was extradited from Bolivia to France for prosecution as a war criminal.
Barbie was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment.
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 Klaus Barbie
Klaus Barbie was born in Bad Godesberg, near Bonn, October 25, 1913.
Her legs were tied to a bar across the tub and Barbie yanked a chain attached to the bar to pull her underwater.
Klaus Barbie, nicknamed the 'butcher of Lyon,' responsible for the torture and death of thousands of people, was a wanted man in France and on July 3, 1987, he was finally arrested, tried in a French court and sentenced to life imprisonment.
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 Klaus Barbie
Klaus Barbie was born in in Bad Godesberg, Germany in 1913.
Barbie was in fact in hiding in a CIC safe house in the American Zone in Germany.
Klaus Barbie died of leukemia in the prison hospital at Lyons on 25th September 1991.
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 Klaus Barbie Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Klaus Barbie (1913-1991) was a Nazi SS leader who was head of anti-Resistance operations in France during its occupation by Germany in World War II.
Klaus Barbie was born October 25, 1913, in the town of Bad Godesberg, a few miles down the Rhine River from Bonn.
Barbie died of cancer in a prison hospital in Lyons, France on September 25, 1991.
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 Klaus Barbie: women testify of torture at his hands
LYON, France--In 1944, when she was 13, Simone Lagrange testified yesterday, Klaus Barbie gave her a smile as thin as a knife blade, then hit her in the face as he cuddled a cat at the Gestapo headquarters in Lyon.
Lise Lesevre, 86, said Barbie tortured her for nine days in 1944, beating her, nearly drowning her in a bathtub and finally breaking one of her vertebrae with a spiked ball.
Barbie, 73, is on trial in Lyon, accused of torturing Jews and members of the French Resistance and deporting them to Nazi death camps.
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 Zzzptm Dot Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Klaus Barbie was born on October 25, 1913 in Godesberg in the Rhineland.
Barbie officially joined the SS and SD on September 26, 1935 and was assigned to the SD Hauptamt (Main Office) until October 1936, when he was transferred to the SD Oberabschnitt (Region) West in Duesseldorf as a Referent (specialist).
Barbie's personnel file gives no explicit indication of his activity in Holland; but his official assignment as of October was an assistant Referent (Hilfsreferent) in Subsection III C ("Culture"), whose responsibility was to report any anti-Nazi tendency in the area of science, education, religion, sports, entertainment, and propaganda to the appropriate executive agency.
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 Klaus Barbie
After the war Klaus Barbie was recruited by the Western Allies and worked for the British until 1947, then he switched his allegiance to the CIA.
Klaus Barbie was identified in Bolivia at least as early as 1971 by the Nazi hunters Beate and Serge Klarsfeld, who has devoted their life to searching out Nazi war criminals and bringing them to justice.
Klaus Barbie died of cancer in prison on September 25, 1991.
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 The Trial of Klaus Barbie
When Klaus Barbie arrived in Lyon in November, 1942 he was assigned two tasks, to dismantle the Resistance and rid the city of Jews.
Barbie's role in that nation-scale oversight was key; during the Occupation, he manipulated and reinforced it, and during his trial in 1987, he provided the means to destroy it.
Barbie would have stayed in Lyon to the bitter end of the German occupation of the city in September, 1944, but just before Lyon fell, Barbie contracted a venereal disease and had to be hospitalized in western Germany.
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 Barbie Klaus: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
February 6 The Butcher of Lyon Klaus Barbie, 69, a former Gestapo commandant, is extradited and returns to France from exile in Bolivia to face trial for crimes committed...
BARBIE, KLAUS 1913 91, Nazi war criminal known as the "Butcher of Lyons." As Gestapo chief in Lyons, France (1942 44), he was responsible...
In 1987, Klaus Barbie ("The Butcher of Lyon"), who was head of the Gestapo in Lyon from 1942 to 1944, was tried and sentenced to life imprisonment...
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 Klaus Barbie Department of Justice - FBI - Department of State - CIA - Counter Intelligence Corps Files
Klaus Barbie, the Nazi war criminal and drug trafficker, also known as the Butcher of Lyon, was born on October 25, 1913 in Godesberg in the Rhineland.
Barbie's arrival in Lyon in November 1942 coincided with a dramatic increase in the ranks of the French Resistance.
Klaus Barbie died of leukemia in prison on September 25, 1991.
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 Wikinfo | Klaus Barbie
Barbie used the alias Klaus Altmann while he was hiding in Bolivia.
In 1941, Barbie was posted to the Bureau of Jewish Affairs and sent to Amsterdam and later, in May 1942, to Lyon—there, he earned the sobriquet "Butcher of Lyon" as head of the local Gestapo.
He was accused of a number of crimes, including the capture and deportation of forty-four Jewish children hidden in the village of Izieu and the torturing to death of Jean Moulin, the highest ranking member of the French Resistance ever captured.
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 Klaus Barbie
Barbie joined the new regime in a quasi-offical capacity and lent them his years of experience in torture and repression.
It turned out that Barbie was known to the French by his nickname, "The Butcher of Lyon." He had overseen the murders of at least 4,342 people during his tenure as head of the Gestapo in Lyon, not to mention the detention and torture of more than 14,311 members of the French Resistance.
The lawyer who represented Barbie at his trial was Jacques Vergès, the same attorney who defended Carlos the Jackal and would later help with Slobodan Milosevic's defense.
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 KLAUS BARBIE
Fathered by a WW1 veteran, Klaus Barbie attributed the disciplinarian tirades he faced as key to the person he came to be, a personality that would cause the demise of thousands of people.
Klaus Barbie was also in charge of the Gestapo in Lyon France from November 1942 - August 1944.
The two most horrendous acts focused on in the case against Klaus Barbie were his capture and deportation of forty-one Jewish children hiding in the village of Izieu and the torture and death of Jean Moulin, a high-ranking member of the French resistance.
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 Bolivia Web - Klaus Barbie
Klaus Barbie was born in the village of Bad Godesberg in 1913.
With their protection, Barbie, together with his wife and children, escaped to Latin America, where he spent a long and prosperous career.
Though he was identified in Bolivia at least as early as 1971 by the Klarsfelds (Nazi hunters), it was only in 1983 that Barbie, left unprotected through the coming to power of a moderate leftist government in Bolivia, was deported to France.
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 EJP | News | Influence of Klaus Barbie explored at Yad Vashem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The opening of the exhibition on 17 October coincided with a symposium held at Yad Vashem the influence of the Klaus Barbie trial on Holocaust remembrance in France, with the participation of the artist, Nazi hunter Serge Klarsfeld, who was responsible for Barbie’s eventual capture in 1983, French Cultural Counsellor in Israel Prof.
Barbie was also accused of deporting 842 members of the French underground (the Rי‎sistance) - half of whom were Jewish - from Lyon, as well as for the torture and the murder of Jean Moulin, a prominent member of the Resistance.
On 4 July 1987, Klaus Barbie was found guilty of crimes against humanity, and sentenced to life in prison, the maximum penalty permitted under French law.
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 Trial Watch : Klaus Barbie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Klaus Barbie was born on 25 October 1913 in Bad Godesberg near Bonn.
Barbie arrived in France in 1942 and was made Chief of the Gestapo (secret police) in Lyon.
Klaus Barbie was accused of being responsible for the deportation of hundreds of French Jews, in particular:
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 IWG - Analysis of the IRR File of Klaus Barbie
When the man living openly in Bolivia under the name Klaus Altmann was publicly identified as Klaus Barbie and extradited to France for trial in February 1983, his employment by CIC and its involvement in assisting him to sanctuary could no longer be denied.
Barbie was arrested by the United States Occupation Forces in Germany and his wartime activities were investigated.
Barbie served as a witness [immunized?] for the prosecution at several trials involving war criminals.
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 Klaus Barbie
Barbie retournait les visages avec la pointe de sa botte et écrasait la tête du torturé lorsqu'il croyait reconnaître un juif.
Barbie m'a attachée nue sur une chaise et m'a montré un manche de fouet sur lequel était attachée une boule hérissée de pointes.
Klaus Barbie est mort en prison le 25 septembre 1991.
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 Klaus Barbie, "a model of Third Reich savagery"
In 1944, when she was 13, Simone Lagrange testified yesterday, Klaus Barbie gave her a smile as thin as a knife blade, then hit her in the face as he cuddled a cat at the Gestapo headquarters in Lyon.
But Klaus Barbie's past was uncommon -- and the memories he summoned up were almost too repugnant to be true.
In December 1942 Barbie was transferred to Lyons, the major Resistance center in France's "unoccupied zone." Chubby but a snappy dresser, he soon set a personal style as deputy commander of intelligence.
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 Amazon.com: Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie: Video: Klaus Barbie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Klaus Barbie as Himself, Claude Lanzmann as Himself, Jeanne Moreau as Voice, Marcel Ophüls as Himself, Klaus Barbie as Himself, Claude Lanzmann as Himself, Jeanne Moreau as Voice, Marcel Ophüls as Himself...
Barbie was the Gestapo chief responsible for the death of most of Lyons' population, including women and children, during the Nazi occupation of France.
Barbie was extradited to France and put on trial in 1987, where he received a sentence of life in prison.
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 The Trial of Klaus Barbie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Klaus Barbie, Nazi war criminal, was put on trial in 1987 for his crimes against humanity.
The French government intended to use Klaus Barbie's trial to celebrate the sacrifices of the French Resistance but ultimately the trial helped expose French collaboration with the Nazis during World War Two.
To learn more go the no-frames version of The Trial of Klaus Barbie.
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 BBC ON THIS DAY | 3 | 1987: Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie gets life
Nine jurors and three judges found Barbie - also known as the Butcher of Lyon - guilty of the 341 separate charges that were brought against him at the court in Lyon.
Barbie's trial began on 11 May this year with Mr Klarsfeld as chief prosecutor.
Born on 25 October 1913 in Germany, Barbie was a member of the Hitler Youth.
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