DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1172
Crime Category: Final Phase Crimes
Poh., Richard 8 Years
LG/BG Cottbus 520421 Az.: IKLs9/51
LG/BG Cottbus 510423 Az.: 1KLs9/51
OLG Potsdam 520205 Az.: ISs30/51
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Raum Forst (Lausitz)
Crime Date:
Foreign laborers
Nationality: French
Police Gendarmerie Kreis Forst
Subject of the proceeding:
With the evacuation of the territory to the east of the Neisse river, a group of about ten Frenchmen was discovered near a large number of slaughtered cattle. Despite the order to shoot the two leaders of the group, the Frenchmen were directed westwards. As the Frenchmen returned to the same place, they were arrested again after a short while and now the two leaders were shot

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


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