DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1066
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Puhr, Roland death sentence
LG/BG Neubrandenburg 631216
Ob. Gericht der DDR 640117
Country where the crime was committed: GDR, FRG
Crime Location: KL Sachsenhausen, III. SS-Baubrigade in Düsseldorf
Crime Date: 38-43
Victims: Prisoners, Prisoners of War
Nationality: Soviet, Austrian, German, Czech, unknown
Agency: KL Sachsenhausen, KL Sachsenhausen (Baubrigade Düsseldorf) (construction brigade)
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the shooting of Soviet prisoners of war in the camp's execution barracks, the so-called Russenaktion. Single-handed shooting of 30-40 prisoners of war. Mishandling of prisoners, among them the Austrian state attorney Tuppy, who, in 1935, had headed the prosecution of the National Socialist murderers of the Austrian Bundes Chancellor Dollfuss. Tuppy died as a result of the mishandling

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


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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