DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1681
Crime Category: NS Crimes in Detainment Centers, Denunciation, Other NS Crimes
Gün., Max Paul Heinrich 20 Years
Kru., Paul 2½ Years
LG/BG Chemnitz 480220 Az.: (3)StKs4/47
OLG Dresden 480222 Az.: 21ERKs133/48
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Plaue
Crime Date: 43-45
Victims: Prisoners, Civilians
Nationality: German, Soviet, Polish, unknown (foreign)
Agency: Industry Erla-Aircraft Works Fortuna plant in Plaue
Subject of the proceeding: Mishandling, exploiting and inadequate feeding of concentration camp prisoners who worked at the Fortuna plant. Many of them died from hunger and cold. Hanging of five prisoners for 'sabotage'. Taking foreign civilian workers, who had violated working discipline, to a concentration camp. Threatening and harassing German employees

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


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