DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1098
Crime Category: Final Phase Crimes
Accused:
Wehren, Willi Antonius Death sentence Rehab: Rehabilitation request denied
Court:
LG/BG Potsdam 551210 Az.: IKs333/55 I394/55
Ob.Gericht der DDR 560113 Az.: 1aUst290/55
LG/BG Potsdam 930612 Az.: BRH1277/90
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Herzsprung (near Wittstock/Dosse)
Crime Date: 450430
Victims: Prisoners
Nationality: Polish
Agency: Detainment Center Staff  KL Sachsenhausen
Subject of the proceeding:
At the end of the war when the camp was evacuated, the defendant, detained in KL Sachsenhausen from 1943 to 1945, was handed out an SS uniform, a rifle and ammunition. Together with other former inmates he was appointed on guard duty for a marching block of 300 - 500 prisoners. En route, he left the evacuation column. When, a few days later, four Polish prisoners were discovered in a shed nearby, he participated in their shooting

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

 

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