DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

* Glossary *

Case Nr.1034
Crime Category: War Crimes
Gorny, Karl Death Sentence
LG/BG Erfurt 740906
Ob. Gericht der DDR 791008
Country where the crime was committed: Russia, Belarus
Crime Location: Duchowschtschina, Serkowo, Sytschowka, Starye Bateki, Grabowo, Orjol, Merzalowo
Crime Date: 41-4401
Victims: Civilians, Members of the Resistance
Nationality: Soviet
Agency: Geheime Feldpolizei Gruppe 580 (Secret Field Police Group 580)
Subject of the proceeding: Systematic search of villages; capture, imprisonment, mishandling and shooting of suspicious persons within the sector of the Command-in-Chief of the 9th. Army in order to secure the area against partisan raids. Supervision of the execution squads which killed at least 113 persons as well as supervision of 13 systematic search operations. Forming execution squads in 42 instances. Participation in the 'clearing' of the Orjol prison in the course of which 70 prisoners were killed shortly before the arrival of the Red Army [see also proceedings 1022 and 1019]

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


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