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Irene Engel
Frau Engel
Frau Irene Engel
Country of Origin Germany
Date of Birth 1905
Age 55
Height 5' 3" (1.60 meters)
Weight 138 lbs (63 kg)
Sex Female
Nationality German
  • SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant colonel of SS)
  • Commandant of Camp Belica
  • Fate Alive
    Portrayer Nina Franoszek
    Appearance(s) Wolfenstein: The New Order
    "For your crime. You will die like vermin. I will hunt you down. At the end of the earth I will find you. Your skin charred and your fats rendered. Your kind exterminated. In the end, I will feed your flesh…to the furnace."
    ―Frau Engel to B.J. after being wounded by Herr Faust.[src]

    Frau Irene Engel is the secondary antagonist of Wolfenstein: The New Order.


    A leading figure behind Bund Deutscher Mädel (League of German Girls), the girl's wing of the Nazi Party, Frau Engel has dedicated her life to the Nazi cause. Having done her duty, raising six, according to her definition, "Aryan" children to serve the Fatherland and exhibiting steadfast loyalty to the Nazi Party, she quickly rose up their ranks.

    The New OrderEdit

    Frau Engel is first seen on the night train to Berlin. Along side her is her younger lover Hans Winkle, whom she affectionately named Bubi (German for "little boy") when she entered the same compartment as Blazkowicz. She then inspects Blazkowicz and tests him via some pictures to see if he is of Aryan descent. She then reveals that she was merely toying with Blazkowicz, and the pictures are actually just vacation pictures and old war photos, claiming she can spot an "impure" with her naked eye.

    Frau Engel is not seen again until Blazkowicz enters Camp Belica near Zagreb in Annexed Croatia. She is seen walking on the balcony, overseeing the delivery of new prisoners. After Blazkowicz is caught trying to steal the Detronic battery, Engel watches as Blazkowicz, Set Roth, and the other prisoners are about to be executed by Herr Faust. Roth manages to seize control of the robot and uses it to attack Engel and her soldiers. Engel survives but her face is horrifically disfigured. Just as Blazkowicz and the prisoners try to escape, Engel reappears with two assault rifles and opens fire on the fugitives, muttering: "No one leaves my camp!"

    She later spearheads the assault on the Kreisau Circle's base, leading to the deaths of Klaus Kreutz and several others. She is last seen on a computer in Deathshead's compound as Blazkowicz is ambushed by Bubi and injected with tranquilizers. As Bubi attempts to gut Blazkowicz while Engel watches, Blazkowicz bites Bubi and then stabs him to death. Engel looks on in shock and horror via video feed and then shuffles away whimpering, never seen again afterwards.

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    • Frau Irene Engel carries a gold Handgun 1946 that can be collected as a treasure during the chapter 8 Camp Belica level.
    • Her name translates to 'Mrs. Angel'.
    • Due to her ambiguous fate, Frau Irene Engel might be the only surviving antagonist of The New Order.
    • Frau Irene Engel's cruel and inhumane treatment of her camp's prisoners might have been based on Nazi kommandant Ilse Koch, the notorious warden of Buchenwald.
    • Despite the best effort of Deathhead's doctor, her disfigured face cannot be repaired 100%.

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