DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1046
Crime Category: Mass Extermination Crimes by Einsatzgruppen
Baumgartner, Hans Death Sentence
LG/BG Berlin 710318
Ob. Gericht der DDR 710507
Country where the crime was committed: Latvia
Crime Location: Libau, Aizpute (Hasenpoth), Schkede
Crime Date: 4107-430908
Victims: Jews, Civilians, Prisoners of War
Nationality: Latvian, Soviet
Agency: Sipo Libau (Security Police)
Subject of the proceeding: Deportation and persecution of at least 3000 persons. Participation in the shooting of altogether 6329 men, women and children, mostly Jews and, to a lesser extent, also civilians and prisoners of war, in July 1941, as well as during the period from August until October 1941 and from 14th to the 16th of December 1941 (during which almost the entire Jewish population of Libau was killed) and from February 1942 until September 1943

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


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