Brigitte Höss (Hoess)
has spent the last 41 years living in a suburb of Washington DC, and was
employed at a trendy beauty salon owned by Jews who fled Germany after
Höss, now 80 and cancer stricken, has a dark secret that even her grandchildren do not know: Her father, Rudolf Franz Höss,
was a senior Nazi war-criminal, who served as the commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp from May 1940 to November 1943.