DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1798
Crime Category: NS Crimes in Detainment Centers, Final Phase Crimes
Aeh., Hermann Martin 15 Years
Hor., Friedrich Karl Rudolf 6 Years Reha: Punishment reduced to three years
Koch, Friedrich Willy Death Sentence
Reinicke, Eduard Gustav Life Sentence
Ry., Alfred Josef 1½ Years
Schäfer, Ernst Reinhard Death Sentence
Sch., Dr.med. Albert Gebhard 15 Years
LG/BG Dresden 461220 Az.: 1Ks33/46
OLG Dresden 470618 Az.: 20.75/47
LG/BG Dresden 940510 Az.: BSRH1056/92
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Detainment Centers I and II in Dresden, Leipzig, during the evacuation transport from Dresden to Leipzig
Crime Date: 33-45
Victims: Prisoners, Jews, German Soldiers
Nationality: German, Polish, Soviet, French, Czech, unknown (foreign)
Agency: Detainment Center Staff Dresden prison
Subject of the proceeding: Crimes committed by the administration and guards of detainment centers Dresden I and II, in which death sentences imposed in Saxony and Prague were executed. Severe mishandling of prisoners, in part with fatal results. Harassing and mishandling of prisoners prior to their execution. Confinement of prisoners in their cells during the airraids of February and March 1945, as a result of which more than 40 prisoners died. Transfer of about 1200 prisoners to Leipzig in February 1945 in a transport that lasted several days, without sufficient food and shelter from the wheather. Neglect and refusal of medical assistance by the prison physician

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


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