Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Ludger » 02 Mar 2008 19:01

Ian Sayer wrote:Hi Ludger,
Thanks for that. Much appreciated. Was Wolfgang known as Georg?
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Sorry Ian,

of course you're right. His correct name is Wolfgang. I just typed the wrong name!!

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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Ludger » 02 Mar 2008 19:16

As far as "Zinsser, H." is concerned:

Maybe the photographers mistyped his name (it wasn't for the first time). I have the following data:

Zinser, Hans-Wolfgang
Lawyer.
born: 26.02.1908
Privy Counsellor (Regierungsrat)
1934 meber of the SA.
1937 member of the NSDAP.
Kreishauptmann (??) in Galicia.
Communal expert advisor (Kommunalreferent) with the main office "Internal Administration" within the Government General
1953 judge at the Federal Administrative Court (Bundesverwaltungsgericht).
1968 preliminary proceedings were stopped.
(Source: Source: Klee, Ernst: das Personenlexikon zum Dritten Reich, p. 697)

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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Ian Sayer » 03 Mar 2008 10:18

Many thanks Ludger
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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Ludger » 28 Apr 2008 11:31

The second of the attached pictures ("Wolff, H.") was posted by Ian on page 12 of the thread. In the internet I found a pdf-document by the State Central Office for Political Education of Thuringia called "The Secret State Police in the NS-Gau Thuringia 1933-1945" (2 Volumes). On page 265 there's the short bio of SS-Ostubaf. Hans-Helmut Wolff, the last leader of the Stapostelle Weimar and Commander of the Security Service. I think both pictures show the same man.
What do you think??

http://www.thueringen.de/imperia/md/content/lzt/lzt_band1_polizei.pdf
http://www.thueringen.de/imperia/md/content/lzt/lzt_band2_polizei.pdf
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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Ian Sayer » 28 Apr 2008 12:43

Hi Ludger,
Looks very much like him. I'd say it was the same man. Many thanks. Anyone else?
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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Grisu » 28 Apr 2008 17:18

Judging from the obvious facial features and from the distinct scar, I'd go with Ian and say that's the man.

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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Ian Sayer » 30 Apr 2008 13:46

Thanks Grisu.
Here are three more Nuremberg photos. For the first time they include a bit of background. Most of the photos in this thread have backgrounds but the photographers edited it out since they were only interested in getting 'mug shots'. Anyway I thought some of you might be interested.
Any info on these three appreciated as usual.
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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Max Williams » 02 May 2008 08:32

This mystery man was previously posted on the forum in an attempt to establish his identity, without success. Any suggestions? He appears to have a prominent "Roman" nose. The photo was taken in the months following the collapse of the Third Reich and his diet has probably resulted in weight loss.
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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Ian Sayer » 02 May 2008 09:43

Max
He seems familiar but I just can't place him at the moment. I'll have a think about it.
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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Grisu » 04 May 2008 09:22

On Erich Müller: There was one SS-Standartenführer called Erich Müller, born in 1902 (Leiter der Personalabteilung (head of staff department) des Reichsministeriums für Volkaufklärung und Propaganda, during the war on the Eastern front, awarded the KVK I with swords). Maybe someone in the SS-section of the forum can provide you with further info (and a picture)?

Source for the biographical fragment on Müller:
Henry Leide, NS-Verbrecher und Staatssicherheit: Die geheime Vergangenheispolitik der DDR (2005), p. 363, fn. 59.
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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Phil Nix » 04 May 2008 10:05

1 Dr Erich Müller SS Staf and Ministerialdirgent Born 30.8.1902 Party Nr 1240093 SS Nr 105979 Staf 1.5.39
2 Dr Erich Müller SS Staf and Staf der Waffen SS born 9.10.1897 Party Nr 888403 SS Nr 39426 Staf 30.1.42
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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Ian Sayer » 04 May 2008 10:55

Thanks Grisu and Phil. Now we have 2 SS Erich Mullers! Any ideas?
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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Phil Nix » 04 May 2008 17:12

I think it is more likely to be the civil servant
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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Grisu » 04 May 2008 17:17

What about posting the picture and the two short pieces of information in the SS-section and see what the users think about it? Phil, can't you simply move the corresponding postings over there?

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Re: Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Witness Identification

Post by Max Williams » 05 Jan 2009 22:53

Any ideas who this one is? Taken in his cell, but subsequently released through lack of evidence.
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