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Case Nr.1490
Crime Category: Denunciation
Accused:
Lan., Dr. Erich 8 Years Reha: Sentence annulled as a violation of the rule of law
Court:
LG/BG Halle 490222 Az.: 13aStKs166/48
OLG Halle 490808 Az.: ERKs50/49
LG/BG Halle 940622 Az.: 31Reh4112/91(238)
Country where the crime was committed: Norway
Crime Location: Kristiansand
Crime Date: 450405
Victims: German Soldiers
Nationality: German
Agency: Wehrmacht Navy in Kristiansand
Subject of the proceeding: In April 1945 a sailor under the influence of alcohol insulted Hitler and the NS regime and threatened a navy doctor, who gave him a sedative injection, with reprisals after the imminent collapse of the Third Reich. When the sailor went on the rampage shortly thereafter, he was taken from the sick bay. The doctor gave his testimony to the unit that came to fetch the sailor and - without conducting a blood test - declared that the sailor was not totally drunk. The doctor repeated this testimony during his interrogation by the Navy court which had opened proceedings against the sailor in early May 1945. The sailor was sentenced to death and shot on 4 May

Case Nr.354
Crime Category: Judicial Crimes, Final Phase Crimes
Accused:
L., Robert Karl Curt Acquittal
Court:
LG Hamburg 530417
BGH 521212
Country where the crime was committed: Norway
Crime Location: Kristiansand
Crime Date: 450504
Victims: German Soldiers
Nationality: German
Agency: Justiz Feldkriegsgericht der Marine in Kristiansand
Subject of the proceeding: Death sentence and execution of a sailor, who had made derogatory remarks about the National Socialist regime and who had threatened a squadron physician with reprisal actions after the end of the war

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