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Case Nr.1159
Crime Category:  Mass Extermination Crimes in Camps
Accused:
El., Karl 14 Years
Court:
LG/BG Güstrow 520722 Az.: 1KLs87/52
LG/BG Greifswald 510523 Az.: StKs74/51
Ob.Gericht der DDR 520314 Az.: 1aZst3/52 1Kass.245/51
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location:
Lodz, HS KL Chelmno
Crime Date:
4105-4202
Victims:
  Jews
Nationality:
Polish
Agency:
Police Schupo Lodz
Subject of the proceeding:
Transport of about 30.000 Jewish men, women and children from the Lodz ghetto to the Chelmno extermination camp, and participation in their loading onto vans in which they were killed through exhaust fumes [also conviction for crimes committed after 1945 according to SMAD-order 160)

Case Nr.328
Crime Category: NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Schwind, Heinrich life sentence
Court:
LG Berlin 521030
BGH 530611
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Heidemühle (near Turek), Lodz
Crime Date: 42-44
Victims: Jews
Nationality: Polish
Agency: Zivilverwaltung Food Supply Office Lodz
Subject of the proceeding: Mishandling (with fatal consequences), attempted and completed killing of Jews in the Lodz ghetto, during the deportation of Jews from Lodz to the extermination camps and during the liquidation of the Jewish colony Heidemühle near Turek. Rape and attempted shooting of an 18 year old Jewess

Case Nr.2063
Crime Category: Other Mass Extermination Crimes
Accused:.
Wil., Friedrich Erich 25 Years [Died 501118]
Court:
LG/BG Chemnitz 500609 Az.: StKs1483/50
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Lodz
Crime Date: 41-42
Victims: Jews
Nationality: Polish
Agency: Police Lodz
Subject of the proceeding: Guarding the Lodz ghetto and securing the Jewish transports

Case Nr.557
Crime Category: Mass Extermination Crimes in Camps
Accused:
Bradfisch, Otto 13 Years
Fuchs, Günter life sentence
Court:
LG Hannover 631118
BGH 641006
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: HS KL Chelmno, Lodz
Crime Date: 4201-4205, 4209, 4406-4408
Victims: Jews
Nationality: Polish, unknown
Agency: Polizei Gestapo Lodz
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the killing of the Jews from Lodz by the head of the Gestapo office Lodz and the head of department IIB. Deportation of many thousands of Jews from the Lodz ghetto to the Chelmno annihilation camp. Mishandling, in part with fatal consequences, and individual shootings of numerous Jews during the deportations. Shooting of Jews still found in the ghetto at the time of its liquidation in August 1944

Case Nr.2074
Crime Category: Other Mass Extermination Crimes
Accused:.
Kam., Otto 25 Years [Released: 551231]
Court:
LG/BG Chemnitz 500620 Az.: 5.gr.190/50
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Lodz
Crime Date: 4104-4304
Victims: Jews
Nationality: Polish
Agency: Police Guard btl. Lodz
Subject of the proceeding: Guarding the Lodz ghetto. Accompanying Jewish transports to KL Chelmno. Mishandling and shooting of Jews

Case Nr.892
Crime Category: Other Mass Extermination Crimes
Accused:
Kri., Helmut Georg 3 Years
Court:
LG Bochum 850130
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Lodz
Crime Date:
42, 420901-420912
Victims: Jews
Nationality: Polish
Agency: Police Gestapo Lodz
Subject of the proceeding: Shooting of exhausted Jews from a railway transport at their arrival at the Lodz ghetto railway station Radegast. Clearing of the ghetto hospitals by shooting the patients and of women who had just given birth, together with the infants. Combing of the Lodz ghetto for children and elderly and sick Jews and deportation of these - over 14000 - Jews to KL Chelmno (Operation 'Sperre'). Shooting of Jews in the course of this operation

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