DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1739
Crime Category: Denunciation
Becher, Albert Death Sentence
LG/BG Halle 471022 Az.: 13Ks4/47
OLG Halle 490301 Az.: ERKs3/49
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Halle
Crime Date: 4308
Victims: Civilians, Jews
Nationality: German
Agency: Private individual
Subject of the proceeding: Denunciation of a company director for anti-Nazi statements, in order to remove him from his company position. For this reason and over an extended period of time, the defendant made notes about the director's anti-Nazi remarks. The denounced man was sentenced to death by the Volksgerichtshof for 'aiding the enemy' (FeindbegŁnstigung) and 'undermining military strength' (Wehrkraftzersetzung). The sentence was executed [see also Case Nr. 1190]

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


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