Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.766
Crime Category: NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers, War Crimes
Accused:
Hop., Otto 15 Years
Court:
LG Stade 720125
LG Stade 500418
BGH 511220
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: HS KL Buchenwald
Crime Date: 38-4203
Victims:
Prisoners Jews, POW's
Nationality: German, Soviet, unknown
Agency:  Detainment Center staff KL Buchenwald
Subject of the proceeding:
Killing and severe mistreatment of Jews who had been taken to the camp after the so-called Kristallnacht. Participation in the mass shooting of Soviet POW's at the execution site in the camp's 'horses stable'. Shooting of 21 Jewish prisoners adter the attempt on Hitler's life in 1939 as well as of another 25 Jews in November 1940. Many additional cases of killings, attempted killings and severe mistreatment of prisoners

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XXXVI

 

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