(In)famous Nazis

Use these clues to identify the national socialist described. (Hint: none of the answers is "Hitler"!)
(Just to be clear, not every person listed here was a member of the National Socialist party, but all played some role of noteriety during the Third Reich.)
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Last updated: March 23, 2019
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SS officer and major executor of the "Final Solution", captured by Israeli agents in Argentina in 1960
Adolf Eichmann
Deputy to Hitler until his unexpected and unauthorized solo flight to Scotland in 1941
Rudolf Hess
Famous for his military success in North Africa; made to ingest cyanide after conspiring against the Fuhrer
Erwin Rommel
Head of the SS and main architect of the "Final Solution"
Heinrich Himmler
Head of the Luftwaffe; committed suicide after the Nuremburg Tribunal sentenced him to death
Hermann Goring
Hitler's Minister of Munitions and chief architect
Albert Speer
Nicknamed "The Hangman", this high-ranking Nazi officer was a main architect of the Holocaust before being killed by Czechoslovak commandos in Prague in 1942
Reinhard Heydrich
Head of the German Navy; last president of the Third Reich after Hitler's suicide
Karl Donitz
Reich Minister of Propaganda who poisoned his six children before committing suicide with his wife.
Joseph Goebbels
Wehrmacht officer and main conspirator in the failed 20 July plot to assassinate Hitler; last words prior to execution were "Long live our sacred Germany!"
Claus von Stauffenberg
Nazi physician infamous for his sadistic experiments on prisoners
Josef Mengele
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Level 19
May 27, 2013
Heydrich was killed by Czecho-Slovak commandos. Corect it !
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Level 20
Apr 3, 2014
Rommel was never a member of the Nazi party and it was never proven that he did conspire against Hitler
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Level 53
Jul 14, 2017
Agree. What nonsense is this.
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Level 38
May 26, 2020
I agree Rommel was never proven to conspire against Hitler. Did he disagree with the continuation of the war? Yes. Known for going against orders? Yes. This does not prove that he was part of these discussions, rather that he was changed for conspiring against Hitler, hence his decision to bite on cyanide.

Just change it to allegedly.

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Level 51
Jul 23, 2014
This is my favorite quiz.
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Level 39
Jun 19, 2015
Could you put Minister of Munitions for Speer because that is what he is more famous than being an architect.
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Level 37
Aug 5, 2017
Done
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Level 74
Feb 14, 2023
Is he really more famous for that? I know him mainly for being the architect of Hitler's "World Capital Germania" and of course for his Spandau Diaries and his attempt to construct the "Speer myth" of himself as not being a "real" nazi.

Fun fact: When talking about the German architect Albert Speer who designed entire cities for a totalitarian regime and major power, there are two of those: Speer's son, whose name is also Albert, developed planned cities for China in the 2000s.

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Level 61
Mar 21, 2018
maybe if we are getting technical you should change czech to czechoslovak
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Level 50
May 11, 2018
Goebbels was much more than a propaganda minister. Add more.
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Level 65
Jun 15, 2020
Stauffenberg never was a nazi. He first sympathized with them because he was a truly nationalist but then offered active resistance against the dictatorship. He shouldn`t be an answer in this quiz at all...
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Level 74
Feb 14, 2023
I agree. He was neither a member of the nazi party nor was he a nazi in mind. Being a right-wing conservative, he supported some of their ideas, but that alone does not make him a nazi. Historic figures are rarely ever just "black" or "white". The sentiment of Stauffenberg and many of the other conspirators is reflected by the statement of one of them, colonel-general Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord, who said about Hitler in 1932: "If he becomes the ruler of Germany legally, that's fine with me, but otherwise, I'm going to have him shot."