Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.637
Crime Category: Mass Extermination Crimes in Camps, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Bur., Wilhelm 8 Years
Erber, Joseph Life sentence
Neu., Gerhard 3 Years
Court:
LG Frankfurt/M. 660916
BGH 700703
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: HS KL Auschwitz
Crime Date: 42-45
Victims: Jews, Prisoners, Prisoners of War, Gypsies
Nationality: German, French, Dutch, Polish, Soviet, Czech, Yugoslav
Agency: Detainment Center Staff  KL Auschwitz
Subject of the proceeding: Selections at the ramp, in the women's camp and in the main infirmary at Monowitz as well as during so-called camp selections. Dissolvement of the 'Theresienstadt camp' and gassing of its inhabitants. Shooting of the prisoners who had taken part in the so-called crematorium uprising, in October 1944. Single shooting of prisoners. Procurement of the toxic gas Zyklon B

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XXIV

 

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