Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.623
Crime Category: Other NS-Crimes
Accused:
All., Heinrich Peter von Acquittal
Wen., Paul Werner Acquittal
Court:
LG Hamburg 660225
BGH 660920
Country where the crime was committed: Japan
Crime Location: Tokio, Atlantic ocean
Crime Date: 43-44
Victims: German Soldiers, Civilians
Nationality: German
Agency: Navy Marineattaché embassy Tokio, blockade-runner 'Rio Grande'
Subject of the proceeding: Killing of a sailor by refraining from releasing him from his cell during the self-induced sinking of the blockade-runner 'Rio Grande', as well as shooting of an arrested journalist suspected of espionage before the self-induced sinking of the blockade-runner 'Burgenland'

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XXIII

 

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