Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.270
Crime Category: Mass Extermination Crimes in Camps
Hirtreiter, Joseph Life sentence
LG Frankfurt/M. 510303
BGH 520110
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: HS KL Treblinka
Crime Date: 42-4310
Victims: Jews
Nationality: Polish, Dutch, French, Belgian, German
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Treblinka
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the mass killing of Jews, in that the defendant supervised their undressing and chased them through the 'Schlauch' ('tube') to the gas chamber. He mishandled and shot several Jewish prisoners - in part at the 'Lazarett' ('hospital') - and killed a number of babies who were left behind by their relatives at the Treblinka railway station on orders of the guards

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. VIII


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