Helmut Vetter

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Helmut Vetter (21 March 1910 – 2 February 1949) was an SS-Hauptsturmführer and a Nazi war criminal.

Vetter was a doctor at the Auschwitz extermination camp, appointed chief doctor by Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler. He joined other doctors (such as Hans König, Heinz Thilo, and Fritz Klein) in the task of choosing employable Jews to operate the industrial machines and sending others to the gas chambers. After the war, Vetter was found guilty of committing crimes against humanity. He was hanged in the prison of Landsberg.

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