DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1025
Crime Category: NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers, War Crimes, Other Mass Extermination Crimes
Kostrowski, Arnold Life Sentence
LG/BG Neubrandenburg 751105
Country where the crime was committed: Ukraine, Russia
Crime Location: Bachmatsch, Boldyrewo, Gadjatsch, POW-camp Chorol, Korosten, Nikopol, Pokrowskoje, Romny, Saporoshje, Schachty, Stalino, Tschistjakowo
Crime Date: 4108-44
Victims: Prisoners, Jews, Prisoners of War, Members of the Resistance
Nationality: Soviet
Agency: Geheime Feldpolizei Gruppe 721 (Secret Field Police Group)
Subject of the proceeding: Participation of a Volks-German Soviet citizen - who, after the occupation of the German Army had offered his services as translator to the Secret Field Police - in interrogating and mishandling prisoners. Participation in the shooting of arrested Jews, civilians and members of the resistance as well as of prisoners of war from the Chorol POW-camp, by securing the transports and the execution site and by single-handedly shooting 18 of the total of 326 victims

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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