DDR-JUSTIZ UND NS-VERBRECHEN
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Case Nr.1014
Crime Category: War Crimes, Other Mass Extermination Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers, Other NS-Crimes
Accused:
Hel., Herbert 13 Years
Court:
LG/BG Erfurt 800530
Ob. Gericht der DDR 800729
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Zichenau, Schröttersburg, Ostenburg
Crime Date: 4009-4407
Victims: Jews, Civilians, Prisoners of War
Nationality: Polish, Soviet
Agency: Gestapo Zichenau-Schröttersburg
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the public hanging of 13 Polish civilians. Persecution of at least 1863 Poles by drafting protective custody (Schutzhaft) files, by requesting their placement in concentration camps and so-called work education camps (Arbeitserziehungslager) and by extension of the terms of already imposed protective custody measures. Participation in the deportation of at least 2400 Jews. Menace and arrest of civilians as well as torture of prisoners to pressure them into making depositions.

Case Nr.834
Crime Category: Other NS Crimes
Accused:
Bau., Ernst 3 Years, 3 Months
Court:
LG Giessen 760916
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Zichenau
Crime Date: 42-43
Victims: Civilians
Nationality: Polish
Agency:
  Police Sipo Zichenau-Schröttersburg
Subject of the proceeding:
Killing of a total of 15 Poles, among them former Gestapo informers (V-Personen), by requesting permission for 'special treatment' (Sonderbehandlung)

Case Nr.836
Crime Category: Other NS Crimes
Accused:
Bar., Kurt 4 Years, 3 Months
Ba., Dr. Erich 6 Years + Proceedings suspended
Dör., Hans Acquittal + Proceedings suspended
Har., Franz 4½ Years
Rö., Otto Proceedings suspended
Scha., Hermann Judgment annulled by the BGH, no new proceedings for unknown reasons
Scha., Ernst Acquittal
Court:
LG Giessen 761115
LG Giessen 761116
BGH 781222
BGH 790515
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Zichenau, Schröttersburg
Crime Date: 40-44
Victims: Jews, Members of the Resistance, Civilians
Nationality: Polish
Agency:
  Police Sipo Zichenau-Schröttersburg
Subject of the proceeding:
Killing of Jews and of Polish civilians, suspected of 'sabotage', resistance activities, economical crimes, or because of anti-German orientation ('Deutschfeindlichkeit'), by requesting permission for 'special treatment' ('Sonderbehandlung), transferral to concentration camps, or by court martial executions

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