DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1024
Crime Category: War Crimes, Mass Extermination Crimes by Einsatzgruppen
Kinder, Johannes Ernst Death Sentence
LG/BG Karl-Marx-Stadt 760611
Ob. Gericht der DDR 760723
Country where the crime was committed: Ukraine, Russia, Moldova, Rumania
Crime Location: Alupka, Aluschka, Astrachanka, Belzy, Fjedorowka, Fliminda (Oksanowka), Jampol, Jeisk, Kirillowka, Konstantinowka, Mariupol, Mjelitopol, Nikolajewka, Obraszowoje, Pestschanka, Pokrowskoje, Rosenthal, Simferopol, Starominskaja, Taganrog, Zeitler, Zürichtal, unidentified towns along the marching route Jasi (Rumania) - Jampol - Mjelitopol, unidentified towns along the marching route Mjelitopol - Simferopol, in the Jeisk area, in the Mariupol area, in the Mjelitopol area, in the Simferopol area, in the Taganrog area
Crime Date: 4107-4303
Victims: Jews, Mentally Disabled, Civilians
Nationality: Soviet
Agency: Einsatzkommando 10a
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the shooting of several thousands of Jews as well as of communist officials and civilians in many individual execution operations in the south of the Ukraine, by sealing off the villages and by seizure, rounding up and transportation of the victims and by guarding the execution sites. Single-handed shooting of at least 260 victims. Participation in the killing of 214 mentally or physically handicapped children of the children's home at Jeisk 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.