Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.178
Crime Category:
Final Phase Crimes
G., Helmuth Acquittal
U., Josef Acquittal
W., Engelbert Acquittal
LG Oldenburg 491112
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: HS Emslandlager II (Aschendorf), Leer
Crime Date: 450411-450414, 450425
Victims: Prisoners
Nationality: German, Dutch
Agency: Army Unit Herold, Volkssturm Unit Schütte, NSDAP Kreisleiter in Aschaffendorf, NSDAP Gauleitung Oldenburg
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the shooting of over 100 prisoners of Convict Camp II (Aschendorfermoor), and of 5 Dutch prisoners suspected of espionage, in the Leer police prison. The defendants belonged to the 'Herold unit', which carried out these shootings, and which was led by a deserter and corporal named Herold and was made up of dispersed soldiers

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. V


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