Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

* Glossary *

Case Nr.464
Crime Category: NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Sommer, Walter Gerhard Martin life sentence
LG Bayreuth 580703
BGH 590505
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: HS KL Buchenwald
Crime Date: 40-42
Victims: Prisoners
Nationality: unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Buchenwald
Subject of the proceeding: Killing of at least 25 prisoners in the detention building by means of intravenous injections with Evipan, Phenol or plain air, on orders of camp commander Koch

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XIV


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

Press reports