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Case Nr.1066
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Puhr, Roland death sentence
LG/BG Neubrandenburg 631216
Ob. Gericht der DDR 640117
Country where the crime was committed: GDR, FRG
Crime Location: KL Sachsenhausen, III. SS-Baubrigade in Düsseldorf
Crime Date: 38-43
Victims: Prisoners, Prisoners of War
Nationality: Soviet, Austrian, German, Czech, unknown
Agency: KL Sachsenhausen, KL Sachsenhausen (Baubrigade Düsseldorf) (construction brigade)
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the shooting of Soviet prisoners of war in the camp's execution barracks (Genickschussbaracke), the so-called Russenaktion. Single-handed shooting of 30-40 prisoners of war. Mishandling of prisoners, among them the Austrian state attorney Tuppy, who, in 1935, had headed the prosecution of the National Socialist murderers of the Austrian Bundes Chancellor Dollfuss. Tuppy died as a result of the mishandling

Case Nr.473
Crime Category: NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers, War Crimes
Schubert, Wilhelm Karl Ferdinand life sentence + 15 Years
Sorge, Gustav Hermann life sentence + 15 Years
LG Bonn 590206
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: HS KL Esterwegen, HS KL Sachsenhausen, HS KL Berlin-Lichterfelde
Crime Date: 35-43
Victims: Prisoners, Jews, Prisoners of War
Nationality: German, Lithuanian, Dutch, Austrian, Polish, Soviet, Czech, unknown
Agency: Haftstättenpersonal KL Esterwegen, Haftstättenpersonal KL Sachsenhausen
Subject of the proceeding: Killing and attempted killing of prisoners from KL Esterwegen. Participation in the mass killing of about 10,000 Russian POW's in the execution barracks 'Genickschussbaracke') of KL Sachsenhausen. Killing and attempted killing of a great many prisoners of KL Sachsenhausen

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