Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.400
Crime Category: Final Phase Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Ch., August Acquittal
M., Werner Acquittal
N., Wilhelm 3 Years
R., Herbert Walter Hermann 4 Years
Riehl, Ernst Heinrich 3 Years
Schmook, Gerhard 10 Years
LG Bochum 540522
BGH 550707
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: Bochum
Crime Date: 42-4504, 450325-450408
Victims: Foreign Laborers, Civilians, Prisoners
Nationality: German, Soviet, unknown
Agency: Police Gestapo Bochum
Subject of the proceeding: 'Intensified interrogation' of German civilians and Soviet foreign laborers in order to extort statements about contacts with the resistance, 'violations of the radio decree' ('Rundfunkverbrechen') and other offenses. Execution of a civilian who had been denounced by a colleague for criticizing the mishandling of a bailed-out allied pilot. Execution of six Eastern workers from the Westfalia-Dinnendahl-Gröppel AG as reprisal for the shooting of a guard from the camp for foreign laborers. Shooting of about 20 Gestapo prisoners in 4 execution operations in the basement of the Gestapo office building, near the end of the war

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XII


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