Margarete Gallinat

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Margarete Gallinat
Born 1894
East Prussian Puntigam
Nationality German
Occupation Chief supervisor at Kamp Vught
Known for Supervisor at Ravensbrück concentration camp

Oberaufseherin Margarete Gallinat (born 1894, date of death unknown) was the chief supervisor at Kamp Vught, Netherlands. She later became a supervisor at Ravensbrück concentration camp.[1][2]


Gallinat was born in 1894 in East Prussian Puntigam.[3]

Work as Oberaufseherin[edit]

In April 1940, Gallinat read a newspaper ad for Aufseherin and decided to apply.[3] Two months later she started in Ravensbrück,[4][5] where she worked until the summer of 1943, eventually becoming deputy Oberaufseherin.


  1. ^ Daniel Patrick Brown (2002). The Camp Women: The Female Auxiliaries who Assisted the SS in Running the Nazi Concentration Camp System. Schiffer Pub. ISBN 978-0-7643-1444-5. 
  2. ^ Karolin Steinke; Nationale Mahn- und Gedenkstätte Ravensbrück (2009). Züge nach Ravensbrück: Transporte mit der Reichsbahn 1939-1945 : Begleitband zur Ausstellung in der Mahn- und Gedenkstätte Ravensbrück. Metropol. ISBN 978-3-940938-27-5. 
  3. ^ a b Fraulenger, Het. "Mensen, macht en mentaliteiten achter prikkeldraad: een historisch- sociologische studie van concentratiekamp Vught (1943-1944)". UvA-DARE (Digital Academic Repository). University of Amsterdam. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Bernhard Strebel (2003). Das KZ Ravensbrück: Geschichte eines Lagerkomplexes. Ferdinand Schöningh. ISBN 978-3-506-70123-7. 
  5. ^ Nanda Herbermann (1 September 2000). The Blessed Abyss: Inmate #6582 in Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women. Wayne State University Press. pp. 272–. ISBN 978-0-8143-3768-4.