May23rd in German History: Heinrich Himmler Commits Suicide

Today is the anniversary of a major blow against Nazism. On May 23rd, 1945, former head for the SS Heinrich Himmler committed suicide. Himmler had been taken captive by the British but did not want to stand trial and so ended his own life by ingesting cyanide. His death along with the earlier suicide ofContinue reading “May23rd in German History: Heinrich Himmler Commits Suicide”