Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.376
Crime Category: NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers, War Crimes
Emde, Heinrich 8 Years
LG Kassel 531020
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: HS KL Buchenwald
Crime Date: 38, 391109, 41-42
Victims: Jews, Prisoners of War
Nationality: Polish, German, Soviet
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Buchenwald
Subject of the proceeding: Killing of a Jewish prisoner who was chased into the quarry's sentry-line after being mishandled, and who was subsequently shot by the guards. Participation in the shooting of 21 Jewish prisoners on November 9, 1939 as 'reprisal' for the attempt on Adolf Hitler in the Munich beer cellar, the day before. Mass shooting of Russian POW's (political commissars) by Kommando 99 at the execution site (Genickschussanlage) of KL Buchenwald

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XI


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