DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.2081
Crime Category: Early NS Crimes, Administrative Crimes ('Schreibtischverbrechen'), War Crimes, NS Crimes in Detainment Centers
Pei., Hellmuth Friedheim Death Sentence [executed]
LG/BG Chemnitz 500627 Az.: StKs2043/50
OLG Dresden 500712 Az.: Ws1310/50
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Dresden, Leipzig, HS KL Hohnstein
Crime Date: 33-34, 39-45
Victims: Civilians, POW's, Foreign Laborers, Jews
Nationality: German, unknown (foreign)
Agency: NSDAP Acting Leader of the Free Trade Unions, DAF Sachsen (District head/ 'Gauobmann')
Subject of the proceeding: Destruction of the trade unions and confiscation of their properties. Ordering the arrest of trade union officials, who were severely mishandled, as a result of which a number of them died. Mishandling of the former Minister of the Interior of Saxony, Liebmann, in the Hohnstein concentration camp. Organization of forced labor employment of Jews. Ordering work conditions and sanctions with regard to foreign laborers and POW's, which in many cases resulted in their deaths

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


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