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Case Nr.1342
Crime Category: Final Phase Crimes
Accused:
Sch., Heinz Arno 10 Years + Acquittal
Court:
LG/BG Chemnitz 491220 Az.: (3)StKs10/49 (11/49)
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Stollberg (Erzgeb.), Oelsnitz (Erzgeb.)
Crime Date: 450421, 450423
Victims: Civilians, POW's
Nationality: German, French
Agency: Wehrmacht Army I.anti-tank company Schwalbe
Subject of the proceeding: Shooting of the mayor of the town of Stollberg for hoisting a white flag and for contacting the American troops. Participation in the operation 'Waldschlösschen Neuoelsnitz', whereby civilians and POW's were shot

Case Nr.408
Crime Category: Final Phase Crimes
Accused:
H., Johannes Arno 3½ Years
Court:
LG Wuppertal 541104
LG Wuppertal 520519
BGH 530709
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: Stollberg (Erzgeb.)
Crime Date: 4504
Victims: Civilians
Nationality: German
Agency: Heer 404.Infanteriedivision
Subject of the proceeding: Shooting of the mayor of Stollberg for hoisting a white flag on the town hall, as well as for contacting an American troop commando to surrender the city without a fight. Shooting of a woman, who had threatened wounded soldiers of the Stollberg hospital, who had taken down a white flag, to have them hanged by the Americans

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