DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1050
Crime Category: Mass Extermination Crimes in Camps, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Wachholz, Kurt Willi Death Sentence
LG/BG Berlin 681213
Ob. Gericht der DDR 690124
Country where the crime was committed: Czechia
Crime Location: Theresienstadt
Crime Date: 43-45
Victims: Prisoners, Jews, Prisoners of War
Nationality: German, Yugoslav, Austrian, Soviet, Czech, unknown
Agency: Gefängnis (prison) Kleine Festung in Theresienstadt
Subject of the proceeding: Torture and mishandling of prisoners. Killing of over 300 prisoners by beating and trampling them to death and by drowning them. Participation in the shooting of at least 183 people during the course of 11 shooting operations

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


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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