Elisabeth Lupka was born on October 27, 1902 in Klein-Damner in
During the WWII Elisabeth worked as a guard (SS-Aufseherin) in
Auswitz-Birkenau. She was beating prisoners including women and
children and took part in the selections for the gas chambers.
On June 6, 1945 Elisabeth was arrested. In 1948 she was condemned
to death in Kraków, Poland.
On January 8, 1949 at sunrise, 7:05 a.m. the floor disappeared under
Elisabeth's feet. The 46 years old woman was only given a short drop,
allowing her some kicking in the air before hanging still.
Afterwards her dead body was taken to the University Clinic in
Kraków for the students to practice on.