Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.914
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Leh.-Em., Richard Heinz Wolfgang Proceeding suspended
Court:
LG Koblenz 940118
BGH 950301
Country where the crime was committed: Italy
Crime Location: Caiazzo
Crime Date:
431013
Victims: Civilians
Nationality: Italian
Agency: Wehrmacht Army Panzergrenadierregiment 29
Subject of the proceeding: Shooting of three men and four women who were supposed to have betrayed German positions to the American troops present in the vicinity, by light signals. Subsequent killing of another five women and ten children who were present in the farm house from which the light signals had allegedly been sent

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XLVIII

 

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