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The Bitch Of Buchenwald

Written by: George Chittenden : 06 Oct 2019

She looks so innocent, doesn’t she? This is lse Koch, also known as the Bitch of Buchenwald Concentration Camp. Her husband Karl-Otto Koch was the commandant of both Buchenwald and Majdanek Camps from 1941–1943.

lse Koch, also known as the Bitch of Buchenwald Concentration Camp

lse Koch, also known as the Bitch of Buchenwald Concentration Camp

She reportedly galloped around the camp on a horse selecting inmates for execution and was even accused of making lampshades out of the skin of her victims. She was sentenced to life imprisonment on January 15th, 1951. The Bitch of Buchenwald hanged herself in her cell at Aichach women's prison on September 1st, 1967.

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