Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.377
Crime Category: NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Tannebaum, Josef 5 Years
LG Nürnberg-Fürth 531021
LG Nürnberg-Fürth 520630
BGH 530224
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: HS KL Buchenwald
Crime Date: 39-4005
Victims: Prisoners, Jews
Nationality: German
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Buchenwald
Subject of the proceeding: Killing of a prisoner ('bread thief') by chasing him into the sentry-line where he was then shot by the guards. Fatal mishandling of a prisoner, whom fellow prisoners wrongly suspected of denunciation with the SS. Mishandling, in part with fatal results, of prisoners who had been placed under the authority of the defendant as foreman of pit commando I

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.