28 September 1897|
|Died||1 May 1986
Ealing, London, United Kingdom
|Occupation||Biographer, Hollywood Writer, Political Author, Activist|
|Genres||Film, Nazi War Crime, Anti-Nazi, Essays|
Heinrich Fraenkel (28 September 1897 – May 1986) was an author and Hollywood writer most notable for his biographies of Nazi war criminals published in the 1960s and 1970s.
Under the pseudonyme Assiac, Fraenkel edited a chess column in the New Statesman and published several chess books, among them Adventures in Chess (1951, the American edition was published as The Pleasures of Chess).
Selected filmography 
- Menace (1934)
-  University of New Mexico, "Inventory of the Heinrich Fraenkel Papers, 1915-1973", Rocky Mountain Online Archive, 2000, Accessed 20 August 2009