Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.465
Crime Category: Mass Extermination Crimes by Einsatzgruppen
Accused:
Behrendt, Franz 5 Years 3 Months
Böhme, Hans-Joachim 15 Years
Carsten, Gerhard 4 Years
Fischer Schweder, Bernhard 10 Years
Harms, Harm Willms 3 Years
Hersmann, Werner 15 Years
Kreuzmann, Werner 5 Years
Sakuth, Edwin 3½ Years
Court:
LG Ulm 580829
BGH 600223
Country where the crime was committed: Litauen
Crime Location: Garsden, Krottingen, Augustowo, Polangen, Szweksznie, Tauroggen, Georgenburg, Wladislawa, Schmalleningken, Wirballen, Kybarty, Vevirzeniai, Wilkowischken, Calvaria (Krs.Mariampol), Wirballen, Heydekrug, Kolleschen, Batakai, Mariampol, Pilwischken, Skaudville, Vainutas, Erschwilkis, Schilale
Crime Date: 4106-4109
Victims: Jews, Civilians
Nationality: Lithuanian, Soviet
Agency: Police Gestapo Tilsit, SD Tilsit, Einsatzgruppen EK Stapo und SD Tilsit, Polizei Polizeidirektion Memel, Schupo Memel, Lithuanian Police Krottingen
Subject of the proceeding: Mass and single shootings of several thousand Jews and communists (men, women and children) within an area of approximately 25 km within the Memelland, directly across the former border between East-Prussia and Lithuania, during the first three months after the invasion of the German troops into the Baltics

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XV

 

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