Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.500
Crime Category: Mass Extermination Crimes in Camps
Kremer, Johann Paul 10 Years
LG Münster 601129
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: HS KL Auschwitz
Crime Date: 4209-4211
Victims: Jews, Prisoners, Civilians
Nationality: German, French, Dutch, Polish, Slovak, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Auschwitz
Subject of the proceeding: Criminal offenses performed by a camp physician in Auschwitz. Participation in altogether 15 'special actions' ('Sonderaktionen'), during which Jewish prisoners arriving in Auschwitz were killed in the gas chambers by means of Zyklon B. Participation in a number of executions of Polish civilians at the execution site (´Genickschussanlage´). Killing of 6 female prisoners who were supposed to have taken part in a revolt in the Budy penal camp for women, by means of phenol-injections into the heart. Selection of ill prisoners during 'medical roll-call' ('Arztvorstellungen') in the out-patient department (Ambulanzraum); the selected patients were killed by phenol-injections. Selection of ill prisoners in the 'patients' quarters' for gassing

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XVII


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