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Elisabeth Volkenrath (1919 ‚Äď December 13 1945, Hamelnmarker) was a female supervisor at several Nazi concentration camps during World War II. She was tried and executed after the war.

Volkenrath trained under the supervisor Dorothea Binz at Ravensbr√ľck concentration campmarker, and in 1943 went to Auschwitz Birkenaumarker as an Aufseherin. There she took part in selections and abuse of prisoners. In November 1944, she was promoted to Oberaufseherin and oversaw three hangings. She later went to Bergen-Belsen as supervising wardress.

In April 1945, she was arrested by the British Army and sent to prison. She eventually stood trial with Irma Grese and many other Nazi guards at the Belsen Trial. She was sentenced to death through hanging and executed on December 13 1945, at Hamelnmarker by the hangman Albert Pierrepoint.


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