DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1026
Crime Category: Other Mass Extermination Crimes, War Crimes
Holzberger, Josef Life Sentence
LG/BG Erfurt 751030
Country where the crime was committed: Ukraine
Crime Location: Stanislau, Drohobycz, Bromnitzker forest near Drohobycz
Crime Date: 4112-4306
Victims: Jews, Civilians
Nationality: Soviet
Agency: Gestapo Stanislau
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the shooting of a total of approximately 40.000 Jews from the Stanislau and Drohobycz ghettos in the course of a great many execution operations, by rounding up the victims, by guarding their transportation and by securing the execution site as well as -  in 70 cases -  by single-handedly killing the victims. Participation in the deportation of Jews from Stanislau by guarding the marching columns which were herded to the deportation train. Participation in the execution of Gestapo prisoners. Seizure and guarding of Soviet civilians, partly on behalf of their deportation within the context of forced labor service

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.