Richard Baer

Aged unknown

Richard Baer (9 September 1911 – 17 June 1963) was a German SS officer who, among other assignments, was the commandant of Auschwitz I concentration camp from May 1944 to January 1945, and right after, from February to April 1945, commandant of Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp. Following the war, Baer lived under an assumed name to avoid prosecution but was recognized and arrested in December 1960. He died in detention before he could stand trial.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Richard Baer [full inscription unknown]

English translation: Richard Baer

Strausberger Straße 39, Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany where they lived