DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1041
Crime Category: War Crimes, Other Mass Extermination Crimes
Schuster, Albert Hugo Death Sentence Rehab: Sentence reduced to life imprisonment
LG/BG Karl-Marx-Stadt 730209
Ob. Gericht der DDR 730406
LG/BG Chemnitz 941010
Country where the crime was committed: Belarus, Poland
Crime Location: Nowogrudok, Bielowiec, Bodzentyn, Bodzentyn-Celiny, Debno, Grabkow, Huta-Sklana, Jeziorko, Klonow, Krasnik-Wysokie, Nowa-Slupia, Opoczno, Parczew, Psary-Podlesy, Swietla-Katharczyna, Tarczek, Woiciechow, Wola-Szczygielkowa, Wywoz, Zwolen
Crime Date: 4112, 4208-4412
Victims: Prisoners, Jews, Gypsies, Civilians
Nationality: Soviet, Polish
Agency: Gendarmerie platoon (mot.) 7, Gendarmerie battalion. (mot.) 1, Gendarmerie platoon (mot.) 62
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in rounding up and deporting Jews from Nowogrudok. Seizure, mishandling, deportation and shooting of civilians during patrols, in the course of the systematic search of areas suspected of partisan presence as well as in the course of so-called village inspection raids within the context of anti-partisan warfare ('Bandenbekämpfung') in the Radom district. Summary execution of prisoners. Shooting of a group of men, women and children (Gypsies and Jews) discovered incidentally during a patrol. Shooting of village inhabitants as reprisal for a nearby partisan attack. Arrest of civilians as hostages for family members who could not be found (the hostages were later shot)

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


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