Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.638
Crime Category: Other Mass Extermination Crimes, War Crimes
Kassner, Erich Life sentence
Manthei, Fritz Life sentence
LG Oldenburg 660928
BGH 671031
Country where the crime was committed: Ukraine
Crime Location: Kowel
Crime Date: 42-43
Victims: Jews, Civilians, Members of the Resistance, Prisoners of War
Nationality: Soviet, Polish
Agency: Civil Administration Gebietskommissariat Kowel, Police Gendarmerie Kowel
Subject of the proceeding: Mass and single shootings during the liquidation of the Old and New Town ghettos of Kowel. Tracing down and shooting of Jews, who had fled and lived in hiding. Shooting of civilians out of revenge for the defection of the Ukrainian militia to the partisans. Shooting of partisans, of civilians suspected of being partisans and of Soviet prisoners of war

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XXIV


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

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