Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.420
Crime Category: Judicial Crimes, Final Phase Crimes
Huppenkothen, Walter 6 Years
T., Otto Acquittal
LG Augsburg 551015
BGH 520212
BGH 541130
BGH 560619
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: HS KL Sachsenhausen, HS KL Flossenbürg
Crime Date: 450406, 450408
Victims: Members of the Resistance
Nationality: German
Agency: Judiciary SS Court Martial in KL Sachsenhausen, SS Court Martial in KL Flossenbürg
Subject of the proceeding: Cooperation in the death sentences by court martial against Reich justice Hans von Dohnanyi in KL Sachsenhausen and against general Oster, admiral Canaris, General Staff judge Sack, captain Gehre and pastor Bonhoeffer in KL Flossenbürg, by the head of the counter-intelligence department of the Stapo-office within the Reich Security Main Office as prosecutor in both proceedings, and by a judge from the Main Office SS-Court as president of the Flossenbürg-proceeding. The death sentences were excuted shortly thereafter - the Flossenbürg sentences by hanging

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XIII


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