4 Jan. 46

COL. AMEN: That is all for this witness.

THE PRESIDENT: Very well, the witness can go then.
[The witness left the stand.]
COL. AMEN: I wish to call as the next witness, Alois Höllriegel.
[The witness, Höllriegel, took the stand.]
THE PRESIDENT: What is your name?

ALOIS HÖLLRIEGEL (Witness): Alois Höllriegel.

THE PRESIDENT: Will you take this oath: "I swear by God the Almighty and Oniniscient — that I will speak the pure truth — and will withhold and add nothing."
[The witness repeated the oath.]
THE PRESIDENT: You can sit down if you want to.

COL. AMEN: What position did you hold at the end of the war?

HÖLLRIEGEL At the end of the war I was Unterscharführer at Mauthausen.

COL. AMEN: Were you a member of the Totenkopf SS?

HÖLLRIEGEL Yes; in the year 1939 1 was drafted into the SS.

COL. AMEN: What were your duties at the Mauthausen Concentration Camp?

HÖLLRIEGEL I was until the winter of 1942 with a guard company, and I stood guard. From 1942 until the end of the war I was detailed to the inner service of the concentration camp.

COL. AMEN: And you therefore had occasion to witness the extermination of inmates of that camp by shooting, gassing, and so forth?

HÖLLRIEGEL Yes, I saw that.

COL. AMEN: And did you make an affidavit in this case to the effect that you saw Kaltenbrunner at that camp?


COL. AMEN: And that he saw and was familiar with the operation of the gas chamber there?


COL. AMEN: Did you also have occasion to see any other important personages visiting that concentration camp?

HÖLLRIEGEL I remember Pohl, Glücks Kaltenbrunner, Schirach, and the Gauleiter of Styria, Uiberreither.

COL. AMEN: And did you personally see Schirach at that concentration camp at Mauthausen?


COL. AMEN: Do you remember what he looks like so that you could identify him?