DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1051
Crime Category: War Crimes, Other Mass Extermination Crimes, Other NS-Crimes
Zimmermann, Rudolf Life Sentence
LG/BG Berlin 680726
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Baranow-Sandomierski, Borowa, Charzewice, Krzemjenica, Mielec, Radomysl-Wielki, Rzeszow, Rozwadow, Stalowa Wola, Berdechow forest (near Mielec), Wolka-pod-Lasem, ZAL Mielec
Crime Date: 4101-4305
Victims: Civilians, Jews
Nationality: Polish, German
Agency: Gestapo Mielec, Gestapo Stalowa Wola, Gestapo Rzeszow
Subject of the proceeding: Participation, as translator and Gestapo employee, in the shooting of hostages, in the deportation and selection of Jews, in individual and mass shootings and in acts of mishandling and statement extortion. In this way the accused took part in the murder of at least 1239 Polish civilians, in the mishandling of 85 civilians in during interrogations and in the deportation of at least 7100 Jews. He killed 106 Jews single-handedly [see also JuNSV Case Nr.655]

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


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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