Sunday, August 27, 2017

Female War Criminals


This is not a complete list, by any means. It attempts, however, to be more diverse than the typical list of female war criminals. There are many more German National Socialist Workers Party female war criminals than are listed here. Because Germany was defeated at war it was possible to conduct full investigation into war crimes. Such is not the case for Communist regimes such as People’s Republic of China, Soviet Union, North Korea and others, where archives have not accessible.

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1700s-1800s – Dahomey female warriors – Dahomey (Benin)
1828 – Ranavalona the Cruel, Queen – Madagascar (*religion)
1919 – Russian Female Red Guard – Latvia
1919 – “Rosa of Kiev” – Russia/Ukraine (CHEKA)
1919+ – Vera Grebeniukova (aka Dora) – Odessa, Ukraine (CHEKA)
1919+ – Rozalia Zemliachka (Rozalia Samuilovna Zalkind) – Ukraine (CHEKA)
1919+ – Rebecca Platinina-MaiselArkhangelsk (CHEKA)
1944 – Piroska Dely – “Beast of the Arrow Cross” – Hungary
1945 – Johanna Altvater – Germany – Ukraine, Poland: “Holocaust of Bullets” (German National Socialism)
1945 – Hermine BraunsteinerConcentration camp “free-lance killer” (German National Socialism)
1945 – Irma Grese – Concentration camp “free-lance killer” (German National Socialism)
1945 – Erna Petri – (German National Socialism)
1946 – Valentina Bilien – “Death panel“ nurse (German National Socialism)
1946 – Anna KatschenkaDeath panel“ nurse (German National Socialism)
1946 – Gerta OberheuserDoctor (German National Socialism)
1946 – Ella Schmidt, Liesel Bachor & Kathe Pisters – Official child care providers
1946 – Marianne Tuerk (Türk) & Margarethe HeubschDeath panel“ physicians
1961 – Sanette Balmir – Haiti (death squad)
1971 – Madame Max Adolphe – Haiti (*Political Serial Killer)
1975 – Ieng Thirith – Communist Cambodia (arrested 2007)
1992 – Martina Johnson – Liberia – 1992 “Operation Octopus”
1992 – Albina Terzic – (Croatian) Yugoslavia – convicted 2011
1992-3 – Azra Basic – “Bloody Azra” – (Croatian) Yugoslavia
1992-3 – Adisa Hodzic (Croatian) Yugoslavia
1992-3 – Elfete Veseli – (Croatian) Yugoslavia
1992-3 – Indira Kameric (Croatian) Yugoslavia
1992-3 – Elvira Hadziomerovic(Croatian) Yugoslavia
1993 – Rasema  Handanovic – Yugoslavia – convicted 2012
1994 – Angeline Mukandutiye – Rwanda
1994 – Pauline Nyiramasuhuko – Rwanda
1996 – Astini (aka Bu Lakri) – Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
2010 – Simone Gbagbo – Ivory Coast

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