DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1065
Crime Category: War Crimes
Bruhn, Johann life sentence
LG/BG Rostock 640207
Ob. Gericht der DDR 640409
Country where the crime was committed: Belarus
Crime Location: Unidentified towns in the area west of Lepel, in the Kojdanow-Naliboki area, in the Bejomel-Dokschyze area and alongside the main supply route to Minsk
Crime Date: 421020-440426
Victims: Civilians, Members of the Resistance
Nationality: Soviet
Agency: SS-Pol.Rgt.2
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in 24 anti-partisan warfare expeditions, in the course of which both partisans and civilians were killed, men and women were deported to Germany for forced labor, cattle was herded off and houses were burned down. Single-handed shooting of men, women and children in 25 instances. Securing a shooting operation in which 1000 people were killed

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


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