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Euro wrote:Okay, so here's my question. My brain keeps telling me to keep the distinction between concentration camp system and penal/prison system (maybe that's to modern a term? I'm talking like someone goes out and commits fraud and they get sent to jail, that kind of prison system.) But am I even correct in assuming that there was such a difference at all after the rise to power?
Euro wrote:My question for me specifically is this: its 1938, a German man (not Jewish nor a political agitator/enemy) man commits homicide. what would happen to him? Would it be as simple as "give him the chair"? or would he be sentenced to life or would he be interned in some place like Dachau?
Helmut0815 wrote:Accorrding to the criminal code (Strafgesetzbuch §211) for murder death sentence (beheading) was mandatory, manslayers would have been sentenced to jail imprisonment.
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