DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1492
Crime Category: War Crimes
Röh., Erich 4 Years
LG/BG Schwerin 490218 Az.: StKs14/49
OLG Schwerin 490602 Az.: ERKs35/49
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Sponholz Krs.Neubrandenburg
Crime Date: 4408
Victims: POW's
Nationality: American
Agency: Allgemeine SS Neubrandenburg
Subject of the proceeding: Together with other members of his SS-Sturm, which was employed at searches for escaped prisoners and enemy pilots who had made an emergency landing, the defendant arrested an American airman. Despite the resistance from the local Gendarmerie, the pilot was first severely mishandled and then shot

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


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