DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1029
Crime Category: War Crimes, Other Mass Extermination Crimes
Accused:
Hofmann, Walter Life Sentence
Court:
LG/BG Halle 750829
Ob. Gericht der DDR 751105
Country where the crime was committed: Poland, Ukraine
Crime Location: Warschau, Starakonstantinow, Winniza, Gaisin, Uman area, Kirowograd, Uman
Crime Date: 4010-4104, 4108-4112
Victims: Jews, Prisoners of War, Civilians
Nationality: Polish, Soviet
Agency: Police Battalion 304
Subject of the proceeding: Deportation of the Jews of Warsaw into the ghetto. Participation in the shooting of several thousand Jews as well as of prisoners of war and communist officials in Podolia/Ukraine in the course of seven individual execution operations, by sealing off the villages, capturing, rounding up and transporting the victims and by securing the execution sites, and - during two operations - by personally shooting the victims

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

 

The court decision(s) of this case can be found in the printed volumes of the series or (on-line) here.