Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.421
Crime Category: Judicial Crimes, Final Phase Crimes
G., Friedrich Acquittal
S., Max Acquittal
LG Ansbach 551019
BGH 561207
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: Rothenburg o.T., Schillingsfürst, Brettheim
Crime Date: 450405, 450409, 450410
Victims: Volkssturm Members, Civilians
Nationality: German
Agency: Judiciary Court Martial of the 13.SS-Armee-Korps, 13.SS-Armee-Korps
Subject of the proceeding: Death sentence by drumhead court martial against a member of the Volkssturm (for desertion and cowardice in front of the enemy), against a civilian (for disarming four Hitler Youth and for destroying their weapons), as well as against the mayor and the NSDAP-Ortsgruppenleiter of Brettheim who had refused to sign this last death sentence. All sentences were executed by shooting and hanging, respectively

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XIII


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