Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.896
Crime Category: NS Crimes in Detainment Centers, Other Mass Extermination Crimes
Accused:
Wis., Heinz Günther 5 Years
Court:
LG Düsseldorf 850814
BGH 831221
Country where the crime was committed: Latvia
Crime Location: HS KL Riga-Kaiserwald, HS KL Riga-Kaiserwald (Railway barracks), HS KL Riga-Kaiserwald (Spilve), HS KL Riga-Kaiserwald (Straszdendorf), HS KL Riga-Kaiserwald (Troop supply camp)
Crime Date:
43-4407
Victims: Jews
Nationality: German, Latvian
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Riga-Kaiserwald
Subject of the proceeding: Killing of prisoners by trampling them to death, by lethal injections and as a result of medical experiments. Selection and shooting of prisoners who were ill and unable to work in a number of cases. Selection of prisoners who were put to work at the unearthing and cremation of the bodies of Latvian Jews killed in 1941 and who were shot afterwards

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XLVI

 

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