DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1662
Crime Category: Denunciation
Accused:
Schäffner, Ernst Eduard Johann  Life sentence
Court:
LG/BG Dresden 480315 Az.: StKs6/48 1.gr.8/48
LG/BG Dresden 470825 Az.: 1Ks79/47
OLG Dresden 480109 Az.: 21ERKs9/47
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Dresden
Crime Date: 4408
Victims: Civilians, German Soldiers
Nationality: German
Agency: Private individual
Subject of the proceeding: Denunciation of a friend who had hidden General Lindemann in Berlin, who was sought after by the police in connection to the attempt on Hitler's life on 20 July 1944. The denounced man, a second person and General Lindemann were shot. Three other persons who had helped to hide Lindemann were sentenced to death by the Volksgerichtshof and executed. A cousin of Lindemann was sentenced to a high prison term

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

 

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