Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.544
Crime Category: Other Mass Extermination Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Waltke, Oskar H.C. 8 Years
LG Hannover 621129
BGH 630611
Country where the crime was committed: Ukraine
Crime Location: Lemberg, Lyczakow, HS ZAL Lemberg-Janowskastrasse
Crime Date: 42-4407
Victims: Jews, Prisoners
Nationality: Soviet, Polish, unknown
Agency: Police Gestapo Lemberg
Subject of the proceeding: Shooting of a number of Jews during their relocation into the ghetto. Hanging of about 20 members of the Jewish Council and the Jewish Order police as reprisal for the death of an SS man against whom a Jew had used a knife while resisting his arrest. Fatal mishandling and mutilation of a Polish prisoner whose throat was cut with a razor-blade during his interrogation. Shooting of a Jewess during her transport from Lacki-prison. Shooting of at least 150 Jews in a small forest near Lyczakow, a suburb of Lemberg. Mass shooting of about 1400 Jews from the Lemberg ghetto, and of about 20 Jews from Lacki-prison, behind the Janowska concentration camp, in March 1943. Shooting of numerous non-Jewish prisoners of Lacki-prison. Shooting of 13-14 Jewish men and women from Lacki-prison in March 1944

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XVIII


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