Wolfram Sievers

Wolfram von Sievers ( Hildesheim , October as July as 1905 – Landsberg am Lech , 2 as June as 1948 ) was an official German member of the Nazi party . He served as administrative director of the section of the SS called Ahnenerbe from 1935 until its dissolution as a criminal organization . Sievers was tried during the so-called Trial of doctors 1 and sentenced to death by hanging .

Among the crimes in which Sievers participated, the court highlighted pseudo-scientific experiments with prisoners from the Struthof-Natzweiler concentration camp 2 and the collection of human skeletons known to the 86 , preserved at the Anatomical Institute of the University of Strasbourg . 3


  1. Back to top↑ The transcript in English of your statement is available on nizkor.org
  2. Back to top↑ Trials of War Criminals before the Nuremberg Military Tribunals under Control Council Law No. 10. Nuremberg, October 1946-April 1949. Washington, DC: USGPO, 1949-1953. INDICTMENT , p . Available in [1]
  3. Back to top↑ Nürnberg Military Tribunal. Staff Evidence Analysis Page NO-085. Available in [2]