Theodor Eicke

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Theodor Eicke

Theodor Eicke (17 October 1892 – 26 February 1943) was an SS officer, a commandant of the Dachau camp, participant in the Night of the Long Knives, head of the Concentration Camps Inspectorate (1934 - 1939, replaced by Richard Glücks), and commander of the 3rd SS Panzer Division Totenkopf. He was killed on the Eastern Front by flak during a reconnaissance flight.