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PlayoffsOK mad men and wiminz! It's time to get this party started! I'm going with the NCAA traditional 'play in' before setting up the brackets using the skills acquired by studying 'bracketology'.

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Lisa 'Space Madness' Nowak - by PsycoJoe
Elizabeth Bathory - by trogdor223



Lisa Marie Nowak (née Caputo) (born May 10, 1963) is a United States naval officer and a former NASA astronaut.

According to police reports, Nowak drove from Houston, Texas USA to Orlando, Florida, USA on 4–5 February 2007. She packed latex gloves, a black wig, a BB pistol and ammunition, pepper spray, a hooded tan trench coat, a 2-pound drilling hammer, black gloves, rubber tubing, plastic garbage bags, about US$585 in cash, her computer, an 8-inch (20 cm) Gerber folding knife and several other items before driving the 900 miles (1,400 km) to Florida. Early police reports indicated that she used diapers during the trip but she later vehemently denied wearing them.[17][18] On February 5, 2007, Nowak went to the Orlando International Airport, waited for about an hour in the baggage claim, and then proceeded to the airport parking lot, where she located and confronted Colleen Shipman, who had just arrived from Houston by plane.

Countess Elizabeth Báthory (7 August 1560 – 21 August 1614) was a countess from the renowned Báthory family. She is possibly the most prolific female serial killer in history and is remembered as the "Blood Countess" and as the "Bloody Lady of Čachtice".

After her husband's death, she and four collaborators were accused of torturing and killing hundreds of girls and young women, with one witness attributing to them over 600 victims, though the number for which she was convicted was 80. In 1610, she was imprisoned, where she remained bricked in a set of rooms until her death four years later.

The case has led to legendary accounts of the Countess bathing in the blood of virgins in order to retain her youth and subsequently also to comparisons with Vlad III the Impaler of Wallachia, on whom the fictional Count Dracula is partly based, and to modern nicknames of the Blood Countess and Countess Dracula.

In 1610 and 1611, the notaries collected testimony from more than 300 witnesses. The trial records include the testimony of the four defendants, as well as thirteen witnesses. Priests, noblemen and commoners were questioned. Witnesses included the castellan and other personnel of Sárvár castle.

According to all this testimony, her initial victims were local peasant girls, many of whom were lured to Čachtice by offers of well-paid work as maidservants in the castle. Later, she is said to have begun to kill daughters of the lesser gentry, who were sent to her gynaeceum by their parents to learn courtly etiquette. Abductions were said to have occurred as well. At the trial, there were accusations of pagan practices and witchcraft.[citation needed]

The descriptions of torture that emerged during the trials were often based on hearsay. The atrocities described most consistently included:

* severe beatings over extended periods of time, often leading to death
* burning or mutilation of hands, sometimes also of faces and genitalia
* biting the flesh off the faces, arms and other bodily parts including biting off and eating the penis/vagina
* freezing to death
* surgery on victims, often fatal
* starving of victims
* sexual abuse in the private areas

The use of needles was also mentioned by the collaborators in court.

Some witnesses named relatives who died while at the gynaeceum. Others reported having seen traces of torture on dead bodies, some of which were buried in graveyards, and others in unmarked locations. According to the testimony of the defendants, Elizabeth Báthory tortured and killed her victims not only at Csejte but also on her properties in Sárvár, Sopronkeresztúr, Bratislava, (then Pozsony, Pressburg), and Vienna, and even between these locations. In addition to the defendants, several people were named for supplying Elizabeth Báthory with young women. The girls had been procured either by deception or by force. A little-known figure named Anna Darvulia was rumored to have influenced Báthory, but Darvulia was dead long before the trial.

The exact number of young tortured and killed by Elizabeth Báthory is unknown, though it is often speculated to be as high as 650, between the years 1585 and 1610.
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Space Madness vs Blood Madness
A) LIsa Nowak
B) Elizabeth Bathory

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Myra Hindley - by Doddsoreric
Aileen Wuornos - by Doddsoreric



Myra Hindley (born 23 July 1942) The Moors murders were carried out by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley between July 1963 and October 1965, in and around what is now Greater Manchester, England. The victims were five children aged between 10 and 17—Pauline Reade, John Kilbride, Keith Bennett, Lesley Ann Downey and Edward Evans—at least four of whom were sexually assaulted. The murders are so named because two of the victims were discovered in graves dug on Saddleworth Moor; a third grave was discovered on the moor in 1987, over 20 years after Brady and Hindley's trial in 1966. The body of a fourth victim, Keith Bennett, is also suspected to be buried there, but as of 2010 it remains undiscovered.

Described by the press as "the most evil woman in Britain", Hindley made several appeals against her life sentence, claiming she was a reformed woman and no longer a danger to society, but she was never released. She died in 2002, aged 60. Brady was declared criminally insane in 1985, since when he has been confined in the high-security Ashworth Hospital. He has made it clear that he never wants to be released, and has repeatedly asked that he be allowed to die.

Aileen Carol Wuornos (February 29, 1956 – October 9, 2002) was an American serial killer who killed seven men in Florida between 1989 and 1990, claiming they raped or attempted to rape her while she was working as a prostitute.

From a young age, Wuornos engaged in sex with multiple partners, including her own brother. At the age of 13, she became pregnant, claiming the pregnancy was a result of being raped by an unknown man. At age 15, Wuornos' grandfather threw her out of the house, and she began supporting herself as a prostitute.

Wuornos told several inconsistent stories about the killings. She claimed initially that all seven men had raped her while she was working as a prostitute then later recanted the claim of self-defense. During an interview with filmmaker Nick Broomfield in which she thought the cameras were off, she told him that it was in fact self-defense, but she could not stand being on death row — where she had been for 12 years at that point — and wanted to die.

During the final stages of the appeal process she gave a series of interviews to Broomfield. In her final interview shortly before her execution she claimed that her mind was being controlled by "sonic pressure" to make her appear crazy and described her impending death to being taken away by angels on a space ship

She was convicted and sentenced to death for six of the murders, and executed via lethal injection on October 9, 2002.
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Bracket #26
Mass Murdering Myra vs Mass Murding Aileen
A) Myra Hindley
B) Aileen Wuornos

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Eleanor 'Crazy Cat Lady' Abernathy - by CathalOHara
Queen Mary I of England - by jokersflame



Eleanor Abernathy, known as the Crazy Cat Lady, is a woman with the appearance and behavior of a stereotypical mentally ill person. Apparently, she developed a blind eye. Eleanor earned an MD from Harvard Medical School and a JD from Yale Law School - both by age 24.

The Crazy Cat Lady first appeared in the ninth-season episode "Girly Edition," in which she pelted Lisa with cats during Lisa's news segment at Kidz Newz. The Cat Lady enjoys "brief moments of lucidity" after taking psychoactive medication. She abruptly resumes her usual bizarre behavior when Marge mentions that the "pills" are actually Reese's Pieces. Her medication helps her speak intelligibly rather than her usual gibberish. Even without medication, she appears to be very intelligent. During a candidate debate, she is asked what public-policy issues are important to her; unlike the other candidates (who act as stereotypical dishonest politicians), Abernathy discusses issues such as health care, economy, and public education in between her screams and gibberish (and a call for cats "in everyone's pants").

Mary I of England (18 February 1516 – 17 November 1558) was Queen of England and Queen of Ireland from 19 July 1553 until her death. She was the eldest daughter of Henry VIII and only surviving child of Catherine of Aragon. As the fourth crowned monarch of the Tudor dynasty, she is remembered for restoring England to Roman Catholicism after succeeding her short-lived half brother, Edward VI, to the English throne. In the process, she had almost 300 religious dissenters burned at the stake in the Marian Persecutions, earning her the sobriquet of "Bloody Mary".

Numerous Protestants were executed in the Marian Persecutions. Many rich Protestants chose exile, and around 800 left the country. The first to die were John Rogers (4 February 1555), Laurence Saunders (8 February 1555), Rowland Taylor (9 February 1555), and John Hooper, the Bishop of Gloucester (9 February 1555). The persecution lasted for almost four years. All told, 284 were executed, most by burning[7]. The Marian persecutions are commemorated especially by bonfires in the town of Lewes in Sussex: there is a prominent martyrs' memorial outside St John's church at Stratford, London, to those Protestants burnt in Essex, and others in Christchurch Park Ipswich and the abbey grounds, Bury St Edmunds, to those executed in East and West Suffolk respectively.
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Bracket #27
Crazy Cat Lady vs Bloody Queen Lady
A) Eleanor Abernathy
B) Bloody Mary, Queen of England

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Agent Texas - by AgentIndy
Irma Grese - by thijsbos



Agent Texas aka Allison.

Though she is associated with the Blue Team, she is not an official member, but rather a mercenary paid to help them. Her back story and previous affiliation with fellow Blue Team member Church are key elements in the plot. Her common nickname is Tex; according to Church, this is because she is from Texas, and her freelancer codename mirrors this. With her Special Operations training, she is the most competently lethal member of the Blood Gulch cast, with the possible exception of Sheila (who is literally a tank). Although most of her kills can be attributed to O'Malley.

In the miniseries that was focused on Tex, Red vs. Blue: Out of Mind, it is revealed that the AIs were to be removed after the program was shut down. However, Tex's AI, O'Malley, resisted removal and Tex, with O'Malley still in her system, escaped the facility. Somewhere in the time gap between her escape and Red vs. Blue, Tex became a freelance mercenary.

Personal Note by Buck

There just isn't enough room to go on about Tex, and I would hope that most of the pollsters here would know enough about her being a mean cranky bitch that hits you in the head every Tuesday, just because. And that she does mean things to people because she gets paid to be mean, and she just happens to like to. When given a choice between doing things the easy way or the mean way, the mean way is usually taken.

Irma Ida Ilse Grese (November 4, 1923 at Wrechen near Pasewalk, Mecklenburg – December 13, 1945 in Hameln) was employed at the Nazi concentration camps of Ravensbrück, Auschwitz; and was a warden of the women's section of Bergen-Belsen.

Irma Grese was born to Alfred Grese, a dairy worker and a member of the Nazi Party from 1937, and Berta Grese. Irma Grese had four siblings. In 1936, her mother committed suicide.

Grese left school in 1938 at the age of fifteen, due to a combination of a poor scholastic aptitude, being bullied by classmates, and a fanatical preoccupation with the League of German Girls (Bund Deutscher Mädel), a Nazi female youth organization, of which her father disapproved. Among other casual jobs, she worked as an assistant nurse in the sanatorium of the SS for two years and unsuccessfully tried to find an apprenticeship as a nurse, after which she worked as dairy helper.

Having completed her training in March 1943, Grese was transferred as a female guard to Auschwitz and by the end of that year was Senior Supervisor, the second highest ranking woman at the camp, in charge of around 30,000 Jewish female prisoners.

Survivors of Auschwitz and Bergen Belsen have frequently spoken of her sadistic sexual acts with both male and female prisoners. It is also believed that she became pregnant after sex with a Jewish prisoner but later had aborted. It is reported that she spent a lot of time with camp doctor, Dr Mengele, while he performed painful operations on selected prisoners Irma would become sexualy aroused at the sight and sounds of the prisoners' agony.

Grese was among the 44 people accused of war crimes at the Belsen Trial. She was tried over the first period of the trials (September 17 to November 17, 1945) and was represented by Major L. Cranfield.

The trials were conducted under British military law in Lüneburg, and the charges derived from the Geneva Convention of 1929 regarding the treatment of prisoners. The accusations against her centred on her ill-treatment and murder of those imprisoned at the camps, including setting dogs on inmates, shootings and sadistic beatings with a whip.

Survivors provided detailed testimony of murders, tortures, cruelties and sexual excesses in which Grese engaged during her years at Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. They testified to acts of sadism, beatings and arbitrary shootings of prisoners, savaging of prisoners by her trained and allegedly half-starved dogs, and to her selecting prisoners for the gas chambers. After a fifty-three day trial, Grese was sentenced to hang.

Grese was reported to have habitually worn heavy boots and carried a whip and a pistol. Witnesses testified that she used both physical and emotional methods to torture the camp's inmates and enjoyed shooting prisoners in cold blood. They also claimed that she beat some women to death and whipped others using a plaited whip.
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This will be the end! Yes, the end of the Filtering Process!

Starting tomorrow, we'll be taking a look at the 'Filtered One's, and deciding on the 'Refined Ones' in our 'Quest For Pure Madness!'
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We have our first bit of Filtered Madness! We had Lisa 'Moon Bat' Nowak going up against Elizabeth 'Bloody' Bathory, but it must have been a Bloody Moon rising on Lisa (and I'm certain that Bloody Bathory would have just loved to have gotten with Lisa for some 'girl talk').

Elizabeth Bathory, the Bloody Countess of Hungary, was more than just a serial killer, she was truly Mad! Just check out the Vid Doc!



Erzsebet Báthory I
Erzsebet Báthory II
Erzsebet Báthory III

But wait, could Bloody Bathory have been the victim of a smear campaign?
All 'evidence' against her was gathered under torture. The King owed Elizabeth's husband a fortune (described quite literally as a 'king's ransom') borrowed to finance the almost continuous wars (mainly) against the Turks.

At the end of the 16th / beginning of the 17th century, the area where Elizabeth lived was in a state of flux and had suffered years of bloody war. Mercy was not often shown to captives, torture and execution were a daily occurrence, they were the norm in those days.

Even within a household, methods of torture and punishment almost unthinkable 400 years later were routinely employed to keep the serfs in line and horrendous (to us) punishments were carried out in front of the assembled staff, after all, where is the point in making an example of someone unless your revenge is seen to be effective?

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But still, whether there were extenuating and mitigating circumstances (and possibly medical conditions as well that could have contributed to her actions), it does truly seem that Bloody Bathory was truly Mad!!!!

Tomorrow, we'll have another bit of Filtered Madness! One of these two will emerge as the contender against Bloody Bathory!

Myra Hindley - by Doddsoreric
Aileen Wuornos - by Doddsoreric



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Another Filtered Bit Of Madness!!!

Yes, one more has come to the forefront, to enter into the Refinement Process!!!

Aileen Wuornos - by Doddsoreric



Aileen, prostitute and serial killer, has beaten out (or beaten to death) Myra Hindley, serial child rapist and murderer.

This from Aileen Wuornos: Killer Who Preyed on Truck Drivers:
The Myth and the Reality

Some of what you've heard about Aileen Wuornos is true.

Yes, she killed seven men in Florida. Yes, she was a prostitute. She gave a shocking, detailed confession at the behest of her lesbian ex-lover, and during her trial she was legally adopted by a well-meaning woman who claimed to receive her instruction from God. She had memorable profane outbursts in more than one courtroom, and she was executed Oct. 9, 2002, the recipient of six death sentences, more than anyone else residing on Death Row. All these things are true.

A Poor Beginning

To characterize Aileen Wuornos' start in life as a poor beginning is truly an understatement. It was an awful beginning from the time she was born February 29, 1956 as Aileen Carol Pittman. One of the few good things in her young life, ironically, was that her biological father, Leo Dale Pittman, never got to know her. Pittman was a psychopathic child molester who hanged himself in prison in 1969.

Sue Russell in Lethal Intent writes that Aileen was whipped with a belt by Lauri: "When she was made to pull down her shorts and bend over the wooden table in the middle of the kitchen, when the doubled-over belt flew down onto her bare buttocks, little Aileen railed against her father, petrified and crying noisily. Sometimes she lay face down, spread-eagled naked on the bed, for her whippings."

Manners writes that when Aileen was twenty, she was hitch-hiking when a wealthy 69-nine-year-old yacht club president named Lewis Fell picked her up. He fell in love with her instantly. When they married in 1976 the news was actually printed in the society pages. This was a real stroke of luck for her, but she was too wild and destructive to understand when she had it good. She treated Fell badly, got into bar fights and was sent to jail for assault. Needless to say, in a month or so after the marriage Fell realized his mistake and had the marriage annulled.

For the next decade, she lurched from one failed relationship to another, engaging in prostitution, forgery, theft and armed robbery. Along the way, she tried to commit suicide. Emotionally and physically, she was a mess from the drinking and doping and self-destructive lifestyle. When she met 24-year-old Tyria Moore at a Daytona gay bar in 1986, Aileen was lonely and angry and ready for something new.

Why Aileen Wuornos Killed — and Died

By Sue Russell, author of Lethal Intent

Serial killer Aileen "Lee" Wuornos, who confessed to fatally shooting seven men along the Florida highways, received lethal injection in October 2002. In an odd twist to the story, despite her six death sentences, it was Lee's choice to end her life that day.

Her execution was carried out amid a hotbed of controversy about capital punishment in the U.S. with Illinois Governor Ryan at the forefront. Ryan declared a total moratorium on executions in his state after it released its 13th wrongly convicted prisoner. Florida Governor Jeb Bush also stayed some executions.

Lee put herself on a different track, however, by becoming that rarity, a "volunteer" for execution. Had she not, she would likely still be alive, languishing in her spartan 6-foot-by-9-foot cell. Barely seeing anyone but prison guards and starved for human touch, she had quite simply had enough.

Video Documentary On Aileen

Was she truly Mad to begin with? Did something happen early in her life to drive her to become a Psychotic Killer? Was her trials and tribulations while going through the legal system defending herself cause her to go over the edge, into the Abyss of Madness?

I will set up the match tomorrow between:

Elizabeth Bathory - by trogdor223
Aileen Wuornos - by Doddsoreric

For now, we still have two matches left to decide! [ Vote Here! Vote Now! ]
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Bracket #29

No need to add anything more, you all have seen the evidence, their profiles are directly above.
Bloody Bitch vs Psycho Bitch
A) Elizabeth Bathory
B) Aileen Wuornos

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Queen Mary I of England - by jokersflame



Here are some selected passages from Mary Tudor by Elisabeth Lee.
Mary Tudor, Mary I, or Bloody Mary as she was known to 17th Century Protestants,* was the eldest child of Henry VIII. The only surviving child of his first marriage, to Katherine of Aragon

The story of her life is one of the most fascinating in English history. From her pampered childhood, her isolated and fearful teenage years to her unhappy adulthood as Queen of England, her life was a product of her circumstances and beliefs.

'Bloody Mary' was the Mary of the last four years of her life. A staunch Catholic Queen in a religiously divided country she had 283 heretics burned at the stake in a misguided effort to bring England back to the religion that had been her only constant comfort in a life filled with uncertainties.

The greatest test came with Henry's Oath of Succession and the Oath of Supremacy. The Oath of Succession declared Henry's marriage with Katherine as unlawful and his marriage to Anne Boleyn lawful and her children as legitimate. The Oath of Supremacy declared Henry as the supreme head of the Church of England and declared that the Pope no longer had authority in England. All subjects of the King were required to swear to these oaths and if not they would be punished by life in prison or death. Mary heard through Elizabeth's ladies that the King had decided to cut off her head if she refused to take the oaths. Mary was now sufficiently afraid to begin to plan escape from England to safe haven on the continent. These plans occupied much of her days and contained scenarios of Mary drugging the household in order to escape unnoticed, or while out walking to be abducted by horsemen whom would take her to a waiting ship. She had to be convinced by the Emperor Charles' ambassador Eustace Chapuys that it was too risky for her to think of escape.

At the end of 1535 Katherine became ill and died on January 7, 1536 without being allowed to write a last letter to Mary. In May, Anne Boleyn was arrested and tried for adultery. The day before her execution her marriage to Henry was annulled and Elizabeth became illegitimate and now known as the Lady Elizabeth. Henry's illegitimate son, the Duke of Richmond, also died in 1536. Mary may have felt some vindication at the death of Anne Boleyn but she was still not out of danger. The King sent over the Duke of Norfolk and members of the Privy Council to demand from Mary that she sign articles renouncing papal supremacy and declaring her mother's marriage to Henry was unlawful. She considered this a betrayal of her mother and refused to sign. The Duke of Norfolk told her that if she were his daughter he would "beat her and knock her head so violently against the wall that it would make it as soft as a baked apple" and that she was a traitor and should be punished.

Mary came to the throne under the most popular demonstrations of enthusiasm that had ever existed for an English monarch. On July 19, 1553 the Lord Mayor of London proclaimed Mary as Queen. The crowds were so thick in the street that he had trouble making his way thorough. It seemed all of London was out of doors cheering. All the church bells started ringing and the fountains in the streets ran with wine. Dancing and singing went on into the night when bonfires were lit. An Italian visitor wrote that the whole city shone with lights.

With such support Wyatt was persuaded to march on to London. He camped out around Blackheath and Greenwich on January 30, 1554. He demanded to have custody of the Tower with the Queen in it and the removal of her counselors that he would replace with his own. The loyalty of the city seemed to be in doubt and it was Mary herself who saved the day. Like all Tudors, she acted her best in a crisis. Instead of seeking her own safety she made a public speech at the Guildhall in which she stated that "a number of Kentishmen have assembled themselves against us and you. Now loving subjects, what I am ye right well know. I am your Queen, to whom at my coronation, where I was wedded to the realm... you promised your allegiance and obedience unto me. And that I am the right and true inheritor of the crown of this realm of England, I take all Christendom to witness. My father, as ye all know, possessed the same regal state, which now rightly is descended unto me. I cannot tell how naturally the mother loveth the child, for I was never the mother of any, but certainly if prince and governor may as naturally and earnestly love her subjects, as the mother doth love the child, then assure yourselves that I, being your lady and mistress, do as earnestly and tenderly love and favor you. And now, good subjects, pluck up your hearts, and like true men, stand fast against the rebels, both our enemies and yours, and fear them not, for I assure you I fear them nothing at all!" The populace and the counselors were dazzled. Wyatt found that the bridges were now heavily defended and by February 7 after some skirmishes Wyatt was asked to surrender. He did.
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The fear that overcame Mary after the Wyatt rebellion led to the burning of the Protestants. Up until that time she had appeared lenient and fair but her attitude changed completely when she sensed that she could never feel completely safe until all heretics were shown the outcome of disobedience. The majority of the populace had changed religion under the assumption that it was their duty to do as their sovereign told them. But they had great respect for those who were willing to be martyrs and did not see them on the road to Hell as Mary did, but on the road to Heaven. They lined the roads as the condemned made their way to the stake and asked their blessing. Instead of showing the people the error of heresy it turned them into supporters of the heretics and many began to speak out against the burnings. Those who showed sympathy to the heretics were also to be arrested. New Protestant leaders began to put their own ideas about the rights of sovereigns in their pamphlets and forwarded the concept that if a ruler was wicked it was the duty of the people to resist.

There was widespread anger at these burnings. Not so much because they were the burning of Protestants, this had gone on through Henry VIII's reign, but because Mary had interfered with the right the condemned had to recant. The original purpose of heresy trials was to force the heretic to recant. Even when he was at the stake he was given one last chance to be given pardon if he would recant. Authorities realized that the recantation was not usually sincere but the display of a public submission satisfied them. Mary though, was not satisfied with these submissions and after a year repealed the right the condemned had to recant. This was very unpopular and added a horrible element to the burnings. Now there was no way, once condemned, to save their lives.


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Irma Grese - by thijsbos



Various News Articles

Irma Ida Ilse Grese (November 4, 1923 at Wrechen near Pasewalk, Mecklenburg – December 13, 1945 in Hameln) was employed at the Nazi concentration camps of Ravensbrück, Auschwitz; and was a warden of the women's section of Bergen-Belsen.

Irma Grese was born to Alfred Grese, a dairy worker and a member of the Nazi Party from 1937, and Berta Grese. Irma Grese had four siblings. In 1936, her mother committed suicide.

Grese left school in 1938 at the age of fifteen, due to a combination of a poor scholastic aptitude, being bullied by classmates, and a fanatical preoccupation with the League of German Girls (Bund Deutscher Mädel), a Nazi female youth organization, of which her father disapproved. Among other casual jobs, she worked as an assistant nurse in the sanatorium of the SS for two years and unsuccessfully tried to find an apprenticeship as a nurse, after which she worked as dairy helper.

Having completed her training in March 1943, Grese was transferred as a female guard to Auschwitz and by the end of that year was Senior Supervisor, the second highest ranking woman at the camp, in charge of around 30,000 Jewish female prisoners.

Survivors of Auschwitz and Bergen Belsen have frequently spoken of her sadistic sexual acts with both male and female prisoners. It is also believed that she became pregnant after sex with a Jewish prisoner but later had aborted. It is reported that she spent a lot of time with camp doctor, Dr Mengele, while he performed painful operations on selected prisoners Irma would become sexualy aroused at the sight and sounds of the prisoners' agony.

Grese was among the 44 people accused of war crimes at the Belsen Trial. She was tried over the first period of the trials (September 17 to November 17, 1945) and was represented by Major L. Cranfield.

The trials were conducted under British military law in Lüneburg, and the charges derived from the Geneva Convention of 1929 regarding the treatment of prisoners. The accusations against her centred on her ill-treatment and murder of those imprisoned at the camps, including setting dogs on inmates, shootings and sadistic beatings with a whip.

Survivors provided detailed testimony of murders, tortures, cruelties and sexual excesses in which Grese engaged during her years at Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. They testified to acts of sadism, beatings and arbitrary shootings of prisoners, savaging of prisoners by her trained and allegedly half-starved dogs, and to her selecting prisoners for the gas chambers. After a fifty-three day trial, Grese was sentenced to hang.

Grese was reported to have habitually worn heavy boots and carried a whip and a pistol. Witnesses testified that she used both physical and emotional methods to torture the camp's inmates and enjoyed shooting prisoners in cold blood. They also claimed that she beat some women to death and whipped others using a plaited whip.
Execution

Grese and ten others (eight men and two other women; Juana Bormann and Elisabeth Volkenrath) were convicted for crimes against humanity in both Auschwitz and Belsen and then sentenced to death. As the verdicts were read, Grese was the only prisoner to remain defiant; her subsequent appeal was rejected.

On Thursday, December 13, 1945, in Hameln Jail, Grese was led to the gallows. The women were hanged singly first and then the men in pairs.[6] Regimental Sergeant-Major O'Neill assisted the noted British executioner, Albert Pierrepoint:
... we climbed the stairs to the cells where the condemned were waiting. A German officer at the door leading to the corridor flung open the door and we filed past the row of faces and into the execution chamber. The officers stood at attention. Brigadier Paton-Walsh stood with his wristwatch raised. He gave me the signal, and a sigh of released breath was audible in the chamber, I walked into the corridor. 'Irma Grese,' I called.

The German guards quickly closed all grills on twelve of the inspection holes and opened one door. Irma Grese stepped out. The cell was far too small for me to go inside, and I had to pinion her in the corridor. 'Follow me,' I said in English, and O'Neil repeated the order in German. At 9.34 a.m. she walked into the execution chamber, gazed for a moment at the officials standing round it, then walked on to the centre of the trap, where I had made a chalk mark. She stood on this mark very firmly, and as I placed the white cap over her head she said in her languid voice, 'Schnell'. The drop crashed down, and the doctor followed me into the pit and pronounced her dead. After twenty minutes the body was taken down and placed in a coffin ready for burial.
Irma Grese, at 22 years of age, is the youngest woman to die judicially under English law in the 20th century.

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Again, just look up to check out the bios of these two Mad Bats!
Bloody Mary vs Sadistic Irma
A) Mary, Queen of England
B) Irma Ida Ilse Grese

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We have our final finalist!

Bwuha-bwuha-bwuhahahahahahahaha!!!!!!

*ahem*

Sorry. Got carried away there for a moment.

mwuha-ha...

*ahem*



Irma Grese - by thijsbos

What can be said about someone who took sadistic, murderous pleasure in her job in running the woman's concentration camp? Someone who thought, nay, knew she was right in her duties, her orders, her methods?


Enough dallying! It is time to take our Refined Madness, and find Pure Madness!!!!




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Bracket #31
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This Is Madness!

Pure Madness!!!

Bwuha-bwuha-bwuhahahahahahaha!!!!!!

MWUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!

We have delved deep and long to find this bit of Pure Madness, and it is with no great surprise to present to one and all the Poster Woman Of Madness!!!!



Irma Grese - by thijsbos

Isn't she just darling! D'awwwwww!!!!

Yes, fizzbitch, your woman did it! Now, aren't you glad that I turned away your two other nominees?

Now, for a bit of casual unscientific observations of mine:

When it came to either the men or women, real ones typically beat out fictitious ones (with the Narrator from 'The Raven - nominated by Alberg, doing quite well!) rather easily. However, what I find most curious is that when it came to the menfolk, peeps typically chose leaders of countries (who were mass murderers) over the individual serial killers. However, when it came to the wiminz, peeps chose the serial killer over the mass murderess.

I wonder why...

Anyway, I hope that you all enjoyed this Madness as much as I did!

Oh, and I have had folks ask that I pit the Mad Woman up against the Maddest Mad Man.

What say you Mad Folks?

In the mean time, take a listen to Us and Them. After all, were just ordinary men (and wiminz!).
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The Madness! It Continues!

Yes! The Mad Masses have requested, nay, demanded!, that the Madness continue!!!!

M'wahahahahaha!!!!

Most Excellent!



Nothing more needs to be said!

Vote you Mad Men and Mad Women!

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Ultimate Pure Madness Bracket!
Which? Which One Is Ultimate?
A) Adolph
B) Irma

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