Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.358
Crime Category: NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers, War Crimes
Jaenisch, Johannes 9 Years
LG Waldshut 530613
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: HS KL Buchenwald
Crime Date: 3907-4306
Victims: Prisoners, Jews, Prisoners of War
Nationality: German, French, Soviet, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Buchenwald
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the shooting of 21 Jewish prisoners on November 9, 1939 as 'reprisal' for the attempt on Hitler's life in the Munich Bürgerbräukeller, the day before. Mass shooting of Russian POW's (political commissars) by 'Kommando 99' at the execution site ('Genickschussanlage') of KL Buchenwald. Participation in the killing of a prisoner in the detention building of KL Buchenwald, as well as mishandling of prisoners, in part with fatal results

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. X


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