DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1018
Crime Category: War Crimes
Paland, Herbert Hugo Life Sentence
LG/BG Berlin 780814
101aBs42/78 211-54/78
Ob. Gericht der DDR 781016
Country where the crime was committed: Ukraine, Russia, Belarus
Crime Location: Mogilew, Pazyn, Spass-Demensk, Wschody, Juchnow area, Kislowo area, Nowy Bychow-Rogatschew area, Wschody area
Crime Date: 4201-4405
Victims: Civilians, Members of the Resistance
Nationality: Soviet
Agency: Geheime Feldpolizei Gruppe 570 (Secret Field Police Group)
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the arrest, mishandling, statement extortion, and shooting of men, women and juveniles suspected of involvement in - or support of - partisan activities. Active involvement in the planning to shoot prisoners or to deport them to Germany as forced laborers. Shooting of five partisans captured during battle. Gassing of prisoners by means of 'gas vans'

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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