DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1085
Crime Category: War Crimes, Other NS-Crimes
Grimmer, Arthur Adolf life sentence
LG/BG Leipzig 600905
Ob. Gericht der DDR 600927
Country where the crime was committed: FRG, Greece
Crime Location: Truppenübungsplatz Heuberg (drill-ground), Anomanolas, Pyrgos, unknown (Peloponnesos area)
Crime Date: 43, 44
Victims: German Soldiers, Civilians
Nationality: German, Greek
Agency: Strafbatl.999 (disciplinary battalion)
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the execution of a deserted German soldier on the Heuberg drill-ground as member of the execution squad. Shooting of a member of the disciplinary battalion 999, who had defected to the Greek resistance, as well as of a Greek juvenile discovered on the street during curfew. Attempted killing of a baby, by grabbing it from the mother during a search of the town of Pyrgos, and hurling it at the wall of a house

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.