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Elisabeth Becker (20 July 1923 – 4 July 1946) was a concentration camp guard in World War II.
|Died||4 July 1946 (aged 22)|
|Cause of death||Hanging|
|Occupation||Guards of the Stutthof concentration camp|
|Criminal charge||Sadistic abuse of prisoners.|
|Penalty||Sentenced to death|
Becker was born in Neuteich, Free City of Danzig (today Nowy Staw, Poland) to a German family. In 1936, aged 13, she joined the League of German Girls. In 1938 she became a cook in Danzig. In 1939 the German army arrived in the city, and Becker reportedly adapted successfully to the new situation. In 1940 she began working for the firm Dokendorf in Neuteich, where she was employed until 1941, when she became an agriculture assistant in Danzig.
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In 1944, the SS needed more guards at the nearby concentration camp at Stutthof, and Becker was called up for service. She arrived at Stutthof on 5 September 1944 to begin training as an SS Aufseherin. She later worked in the Stutthof women's camp at SK-III. There, she personally selected women and children for the gas chamber.
Becker fled the camp on 15 January 1945 and went back home to Neuteich. On 13 April, Polish police arrested her and placed her in prison to await trial.
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