publication date: Monday, October 28, 2013 (part of Fall 2013)

category: Crime

clue: As many as twelve thousand prisoners died in his concentration camp at Plaszów, many shot by him personally from his balcony.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, and Elaine Beckland

trivia: The source photo is an action figure made in Goeth's likeness, though the resemblance is closer to Ralph Fiennes in character as Goeth in Schindler's List.

Axis: On the eve of the second world war, Germany, Italy, and Japan signed a three-way pact to oppose their mutual enemies. These five goos repesent some of the best and worst people associated with the Axis side of the war.

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