DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1023
Crime Category: War Crimes, Mass Extermination Crimes by Einsatzgruppen
Drabant, Herbert Max Life Sentence
LG/BG Berlin 760809
Country where the crime was committed: Ukraine, Russia
Crime Location: Arsgier, Budjonnowsk, Woroschilowsk (Stawropol), unidentified towns along the marching route Staro-Beschowo - Nowo-Tscherkask - Rostow - Woroschilowsk, in the Pripjet marshes, in the Budjonnowsk area, in the Dubno-Luboml area, in the Staro-Beschowo area, in the Tschernobyl area, in the Wladimir-Wolynsk area
Crime Date: 4206-4312
Victims: Jews, Members of the Resistance, Civilians
Nationality: Soviet
Agency: Einsatzkommando 12
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the shooting of several thousands of Jews as well as of members of the resistance, of communist officials and civilians in the course of many individual execution operations in the Caucasus, by sealing off the villages and by seizure, herding together and transporting the victims and by securing the execution sites as well as - in some occasions - by single-handedly shooting the victims. Participation in anti-partisan warfare in the Ukraine and Belorussia by capture, mishandling and shooting of civilians, by publicly hanging of members of the resistance and by the destruction of the villages after expelling or shooting the inhabitants

Published in DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen vol. I


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