Heinrich Bütefisch- is not a well known name in the context of WWII and the Holocaust, yet he was responsible for the deaths of thousands, In addition to that he also worked for a company who had helped to develop Zyklon b, the gas used to kill millions.
The company that produced Zyklon B was Degesch -Deutsche Gesellschaft für Schädlingsbekämpfung(German Corporation for Pest control) which was owned for 42.5 per cent by IG Farben.
Heinrich Bütefisch was a leading manager at IG Farben, and an Obersturmbannführer in the SS.
He was placed as the head of the gasoline synthesis program to be established at the I.G. Auschwitz plant.He was places in charge of production at the Buna werke facitory at Monowitz, sometimes referred to as Auschwitz III.
When the factory was being built Jews in the surrounding areas were removed from their homes, and the homes were given to Germans…
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