Hellmuth Becker

Hellmuth Becker
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H. Becker, here SS-Standartenführer
Born(1902-08-12)12 August 1902
Altruppin
Died28 February 1953(1953-02-28) (aged 50)
Prison camp No. 337, Sverdlovsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branchFlag of the Schutzstaffel.svg SS 1934–45
Years of service1920–45
RankSS-Brigadeführer
UnitSS Division Totenkopf
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hellmuth Becker (12 August 1902, Alt Ruppin, Neuruppin - February 1953) was a German SS commander during the Nazi era. In World War II, he led the SS Division Totenkopf and was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Post-war, Becker was tried by Soviet authorities twice, for war crimes and sabotage and was executed in 1953, after the second trial.