DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1070
Crime Category: NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Le., Max 8 Years
Court:
LG/BG Gera 630211
Ob. Gericht der DDR 630316
Country where the crime was committed: FRG
Crime Location: KL Flossenbürg
Crime Date: 39-43
Victims: Prisoners, Jews, Prisoners of War
Nationality: German, Polish, Czech, Soviet
Agency: Detainment Center staff KL Flossenbürg (Funktionshäftling / prisoner camp official)
Subject of the proceeding: Harassing, chasing and brutal mistreatment of prisoners in the quarry of KL Flossenbürg. In despair, a number of prisoners ran straight into the SS outpost line, where they were shot by the guards. Assistance in the killing of a Soviet officer, who, after having been hanged, still showed signs of life and who was therefore administered an injection with Evipan. Participation in the mistreatment of a prisoner who, in despair, had thrown himself in front of a lorry, which resulted in the loss of both his legs. The prisoner was subsequently punished for 'self-mutilation'. Mistreatment and rejecting of prisoners who tried to report at the camp's hospital

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

 

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