Ewa Paradies
Far From Paradies
Ewa Paradies worked as a SS-Guard in the concentration camp Stutthof near Danzig.
Several times she poured cold water over female prisoners while they were standing naked in the snow. As the camp had to be evacuated in April 1945 she killed many prisoners.
After the war she was arrested in Poland and condemned to death.
On July 4, 1946 Ewa was hanged in public together with Jenny Barkmann, Elisabeth Becker, Wanda Klaff and Gerda Steinhoff. She was the last to be hanged, and she could hardly awoid to see the struggles of the other women.
Ewa Paradies was 25 years old when she did her final dance in the end of a rope.
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The Last Dance
Ewa during her dance of death. She is "mermaiding" between the lifeless bodies of Jenny Barkmann and Elisabeth Becker.