The Ravensbruck women’s labor camp in Germany where Rinkel was a guard.
Elfriede Rinkel, 84, was deported on Sept. 1 after U.S. officials discovered her past as a guard at a Nazi concentration camp. For almost five decades no one knew her secret, including the Jewish man she married.
Relatives were said to be shocked by the revelation, which emerged after court documents were released on Tuesday.
Mrs Rinkel has also handed back a burial plot she had reserved for herself next to her husband’s grave.
Gene Kaufman, the director of the Sinai Memorial Chapel where the grave lies, said: “She was just such a pleasant-looking lady and very small. Such a nice, sweet lady who seemed to have a very loving relationship with her husband.”
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