DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1061
Crime Category: Euthanasia
Hebold, Dr. Otto Life Sentence
LG/BG Cottbus 650712
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Berlin, HS KL Sachsenhausen, HuPa Bautzen-Seida, HuPa Bernburg, HuPa Eberswalde, HuPa Pfaffenrode, HuPa Schussenried, HuPa Sonnenstein, Brandenburg-Görden prison
Crime Date: 4005-4303
Victims: Mentally Disabled, Members of the Resistance
Nationality: German, unknown (foreign)
Agency: Euthanasia-Aktion T4 (medical expert)
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the 'Euthanasia Program' through the evaluation of approx. 6000 registration forms delivered by mental institutions as well as of approx. 25000 patients from mental institutions in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Württemberg, Lippe-Detmold, Thüringia, Silesia and the Altmark. Participation in gassings in the mental institutions of Bernburg and Sonnenstein. Selection of mentally ill and feeble-minded inmates of KL Sachsenhausen (Aktion 14f13)

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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