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Case Nr.1082
Crime Category: War Crimes, Mass Extermination Crimes by Einsatzgruppen
Accused:
Goercke, Kurt Otto Death sentence
Court:
LG/BG Neubrandenburg 610222
Ob. Gericht der DDR 610425
Country where the crime was committed: Ukraine
Crime Location: Barwenkowa, Gorlowka, Kirowograd, Kramatorsk, Poltawa, Slawjansk, Tarnopol, unknown
Crime Date: 4107-4208
Victims: Jews, Mentally Disabled, Prisoners, Members of the Resistance, Civilians
Nationality: Soviet
Agency: SK4b
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the shooting and gassing (by means of 'gas vans') of approx. 3000 persons, among them the inhabitants of the Poltawa mental institution, Jewish men, women and children, partisans, as well as officials and members of the Communist Party. Single-handed killing of approx. 130 persons. Mishandling of prisoners during interrogations.

Case Nr.784
Crime Category: Mass Extermination Crimes by Einsatzgruppen
Accused:
Boc., Wilhelm Acquittal
Bra., Fritz 9 Years
Ebe., Karl Albert Wilhelm 5 Years
Her., Günther 7 Years
Hu., Walter 3½ Years
Som., Hans-Joachim 6 Years
Court:
LG Düsseldorf 730112
Country where the crime was committed: Ukraine
Crime Location: Poltawa, Artemowsk, Winniza, Kirowograd, Gorlowka, Konstantinowka, Krementschug, Slawiansk, Uman, unknown (southern Ukraine)
Crime Date: 41-42
Victims: Jews, mentally ill
Nationality:
Soviet
Agency:
  Einsatzgruppen SK4b
Subject of the proceeding:
Killing of Jews and mentally ill patients in a number of towns in southern Russia

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