DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1113
Crime Category: War Crimes
Accused:
Getter, Gerhard Life Sentence Rehab: only conviction for crimes committed after 1945 considered a violation of  the rule of law
Court:
LG/BG Schwerin 550112 Az.: 1Ks213/54 I244/54
Ob.Gericht der DDR 550203 Az.: 1aUst16/55
LG/BG Schwerin 940929 Az.: 51Rh492/94
Country where the crime was committed: Russia
Crime Location: Bryansk area
Crime Date: 43-44
Victims:
Civilians
Nationality:
Soviet
Agency: Wehrmacht Army Flakeinheit 802 (anti-aircraft unit)
Subject of the proceeding:
Anti-partisan warfare in the Soviet Union. Burning down of villages, expulsion of the population, plundering of cattle and provisions. Shooting of a total of appr. 25 women, children and old people who had gone in hiding in a village that had already been evacuated, or who had been incarcerated in a house and who had attempted to flee. Shooting of a man who was discovered in an evacuated village [Also: conviction for crimes committed after 1945 in accordance with Art. 6 of the GDR constitution]

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

 

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