Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.521
Crime Category: Mass Extermination Crimes by Einsatzgruppen, War Crimes
Jahr, Ernst-Hermann 3 Years 3 Months
LG Dortmund 611012
Country where the crime was committed: Lithuania
Crime Location: Garsden, Krottingen, Polangen, Tauroggen, Georgenburg, Wirballen, Kybarty, Wilkowischken, Heydekrug, Pogegen
Crime Date: 4106-4109, 42-44
Victims: Jews, Civilians, Prisoners of War
Nationality: Lithuanian, Soviet
Agency: Police Gestapo Tilsit, Grenzpolizei Eydtkau
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. Shooting of 10 Jewish women and children locked up in the Wilkowischken police prison (early 1942). Shooting of 6 Jewish forced laborers after the conclusion of the 'exhumation action' near Tauroggen close to the end of the year 1943

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XVII


The court decision(s) of this case can be found in the printed volumes of the series or (on-line) here.