In the twilight of his life at a French prison, Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie felt at peace with his conscience, missed visiting the tombs of his wife and son in Bolivia, and considered himself a
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German SS officer and Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie. Photograph: Gabriel Hackett/Getty For decades here in Bolivia we had an infamous tradition of ruthless dictators. In the early 70s General
Nikolaus Barbie (25 October 1913 – 25 September 1991) was an SS and Gestapo functionary during the Nazi era.He was known as the «Butcher of Lyon» for having personally tortured French prisoners of the Gestapo while stationed in Lyon, France.After the war, United States intelligence services employed him for his anti-Marxist efforts and also helped him escape to Bolivia, in South America.
Unit: Sicherheitsdienst (SD)
He lived in Bolivia as a businessman under the name of Klaus Altmann, though he was identified in Bolivia in the early 1970’s by the Nazi hunters Beate and Serge Klarsfeld, it was only in February 1983 that the Bolivian government, after long negotiations, extradited Barbie to France to stand trial for war crimes.
Klaus Barbie was a notorious Nazi war criminal known as the «Butcher of Lyon» because of his horrific deeds in occupied France. Now new research has revealed that he also worked as a spy for Germany’s BND intelligence agency while in hiding in Bolivia after the war. The agency almost certainly knew
1987: Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie gets life The former Gestapo chief in Lyon, Klaus Barbie, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity. 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.
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. After the war, Barbie worked covertly for U.S. Army intelligence in Germany prior to his escape to Bolivia.
Former SS officer Klaus Barbie, the “Butcher of Lyon,” expelled by Bolivia, waits in a courthouse in Lyon on May 11, 1987, on the first day of his trial on charges of crimes against humanity.
After the war, he fled to Syria and then Brazil, where he was found by Nazi hunters and arrested in 1967. He was sent back to Germany and put on trial for the deaths of 1,200,000 people. He was convicted and died in prison in 1971.
Klaus Barbie was a notorious Nazi war criminal known as the «Butcher of Lyon» because of his horrific deeds in occupied France. Now new research has revealed that he also worked as a spy for
Klaus Barbie, the Nazi war criminal infamously known as the “Butcher of Lyon”, was an agent of the German Federal Intelligence Service (BND) in the 1960s. This was revealed recently by the
Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie (Klaus Barbie), which in 1942-44 he was the head of the Gestapo in the French Lyons, where he earned the nickname “the butcher of Lyon”, after the war worked for the German intelligence service (BND).
An investigation by Allan A. Ryan, Jr. of the U.S. State Department revealed that Barbie’s disappearance in 1949 was sponsored by the C.I.C., which wanted to use him as an anti-communist agent in Bolivia. 56 By 1951, the transformation of Klaus Barbie from a Gestapo officer to an American agent was complete, and he was living under the assumed