DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1441
Crime Category: Denunciation, War Crimes
Ben., Wilhelm Acquittal + Proceeding suspended
LG/BG Magdeburg 490609 Az.: 11StKs24/48
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Ummendorf
Crime Date: 43-44
Victims: POW's, German Soldiers, Foreign Laborers
Nationality: American, German, Polish
Agency: Police Auxiliary Police Ummendorf
Subject of the proceeding: Prevention of the rescue of four American flyers who burned alive in their crashed airplane. Denunciation of a German soldier who had participated in the attempt to rescue the airmen. Report of a foreign worker for assault. The worker was hanged

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


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