Theodor Eicke

Theodor Eicke (October 17th, 1892 - February 26th, 1943) was a SS-Obergruppenführer (German General), commander of the SS-Division (mot) Totenkopf of the Waffen-SS and one of the key figures in the establishment of concentration camps in Nazi Germany. His Nazi Party number was 114,901 and his SS number was 2,921. Together with SS-Obersturmbannführer Michael Lippert, Eicke executed SA Chief Ernst Rohm following the Night of the Long Knives purge.

He was killed on February 26th, 1943 when his plane was shot down by Soviet troops.