Franz Böhme, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Franz Böhme

World War II Nazi war criminal

Date of Birth: 15-Apr-1885

Place of Birth: Zeltweg, Styria, Austria

Date of Death: 29-May-1947

Profession: military officer, soldier

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Franz Böhme

  • Franz Friedrich Böhme (15 April 1885 – 29 May 1947) was an Austrian general in the Wehrmacht during World War II, serving as Commander of the XVIII Mountain Corps, Hitler's Plenipotentiary Commanding General (Bevollmächtigter Kommandierender General) in the Balkans, and commander-in-chief in German-occupied Norway during World War II.
  • Böhme was arrested for trial by a US Army Tribunal in Nuremberg in the Hostages Trial on a charge of having massacred thousands of Serbian civilians.
  • He committed suicide in prison.

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