DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1053
Crime Category: Other NS-Crimes
Koerth, Ernst Life Sentence
LG/BG Halle 670116
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Janowiec, Bielawy, Brudzyner forest, Wloszanowo estate, Sarbinowo, Skorki, Czernike, Rogowo
Crime Date: 390909-3910, 4004
Victims: Civilians, Jews
Nationality: Polish
Agency: Selbstschutz Janowiec (ethnic German militia), Hilfspolizei Janowiec (auxiliary police)
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the arrest,  mishandling, shooting and beating to death of altogether 53 Polish men, women and juveniles, shortly after the occupation of Poland by the German army. Single-handed killing of 15 people

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.