Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.595
Crime Category: Mass Extermination Crimes in Camps, War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Baretzki, Stefan Life Sentence + 8 Years
Bednarek, Emil Life Sentence
Boger, Friedrich Wilhelm Life Sentence + 15 Years
B., Johann Arthur Acquittal
Broad, Pery 4 Years
Capesius, Viktor 9 Years
Dylewski, Klaus Hubert Hermann 5 Years
Frank, Willi 7 Years
Hantl, Emil 3½ Years
Höcker, Karl 7 Years
Hofmann, Franz Josef Life Sentence
Kaduk, Oswald Life Sentence
Klehr, Josef Life Sentence + 15 Years
Mulka, Robert Karl Ludwig 14 Years
Sc., Willi Ludwig Acquittal
Scherpe, Herbert 4½ Years
Schlage, Bruno 6 Years
Sch., Johann Acquittal
St., Hans 10 Years
LG Frankfurt/M. 650820
BGH 690220
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: HS KL Auschwitz
Crime Date: 41-45
Victims: Jews, Prisoners, Gypsies, Civilians
Nationality: German, French, Greek, Dutch, Polish, Rumanian, Soviet, Czech, Hungarian
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Auschwitz
Subject of the proceeding: Gassing of hundreds of thousands of Jewish men, women and children who were deported from European states occupied by, or allied with Germany, to KL Auschwitz and killed in its gas chambers. Shooting of prisoners, Polish hostages and Polish civilians who were transferred to the camp for this purpose on orders of the Reich Security Main Office. Shooting, gassing and poisoning of thousands of Soviet POW's. Performance of medical experiments on prisoners, in part with fatal results. Killing of thousands of exhausted or ill prisoners by means of toxic gas or injections with Phenol. Fatal mishandling, shooting, hanging, drowning and burning alive of individual prisoners

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XXI


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