DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1009
Crime Category: War Crimes
Barth, Heinz Life Sentence
LG/BG Berlin 830607
Ob. Gericht der DDR 830810
LG/BG Berlin 910916
Country where the crime was committed: Czechia, France
Crime Location: Klatovy, Pardubitz, Oradour
Crime Date: 420609, 420624-420709, 440610
Victims: Civilians
Nationality: Czech, French
Agency: Reserve Police Battalion Kolin, SS-Tank Infantry Regiment 4 (Panzergrenadierrgt.) 'Der Führer'
Subject of the proceeding: Participation - as platoon leader - in the destruction of the town of Oradour sur Glane, during which 642 inhabitants were killed. Participation in the shooting of a total of 92 Czech civilians (men and women) in the course of four execution operations as reprisal for the attempt on Heydrich's life

Published in DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen vol. I


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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