Jürgen Stroop, totally repellent SS General responsible for the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, He said: of his Warsaw days: "What a wonderful sight! I called out, Heil Hitler! and pressed the button. A terrific explosion brought flames right up to the clouds. The colors were unbelievable. An unforgettable allegory of the triumph over Jewry." He died, unrepentant, by hanging in 1952.