Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.856
Crime Category: Other Mass Extermination Crimes
Arajs, Viktor Bernhard Life Sentence
LG Hamburg 791221
Country where the crime was committed: Lavia
Crime Location: Riga
Crime Date:
Victims: Jews
Nationality: Latvian
Agency:  Polizei Latvian Auxiliary Police Riga ('Kommando Arajs')
Subject of the proceeding: Mass shooting of the Jews from the Riga ghetto in the Rumbula forest as well as shooting of a woman during a search of the small ghetto

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XLIII


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