DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1014
Crime Category: War Crimes, Other Mass Extermination Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers, Other NS-Crimes
Hel., Herbert 13 Years
LG/BG Erfurt 800530
Ob. Gericht der DDR 800729
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Zichenau, Schröttersburg, Ostenburg
Crime Date: 4009-4407
Victims: Jews, Civilians, Prisoners of War
Nationality: Polish, Soviet
Agency: Gestapo Zichenau-Schröttersburg
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the public hanging of 13 Polish civilians. Persecution of at least 1863 Poles by drafting protective custody (Schutzhaft) files, by requesting their placement in concentration camps and so-called work education camps (Arbeitserziehungslager) and by extension of the terms of already imposed protective custody measures. Participation in the deportation of at least 2400 Jews. Harrassment and arrest of civilians as well as torture of prisoners to pressure them into making depositions

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


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

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