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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by ansata1976 » 26 Feb 2022 19:46

What is the correct place of birth of

Erich Löchel (09.02.1921 in ?) sentenced to death 07.03.1949 in Leszno (commuted to life imprisonment 06.09.1949, released 07.03.1959) guard in prison Rawicz

Kurt Nagel (09.05.1888 in ?) sentenced to death 09.09.1946 in Wroclaw (commuted to 4 years imprisonment, died 13.08.1947 in prison) guard in Huty Bankowej

What was the crime of:
Adolf Sterymski (07.12.1915 in ?) sentenced to death 29.03.1954 in Bydgoszczy (commuted to life imprisonment 23.06.1954, released 03.06.1978)

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by ansata1976 » 12 Mar 2022 14:51

Otto Erich Ernst Brandt (11.11.1915 in Stettin) sentenced to 8 years imprisonment 18.10.1948 in Krakow (released 01.10.1955) Kapo in KL Auschwitz

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by ansata1976 » 12 Mar 2022 14:51

Helmut Werner (01.05.1917 in Danzig) sentenced to death 08.05.1946 in Gdansk (commuted to 15 years imprisonment 11.05.1946, released 26.07.1955) guard in KL Stutthof

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by ansata1976 » 12 Mar 2022 15:03

Reinhold Günther (06.01.1917 in Antonienhof) sentenced to life imprisonment 20.02.1948 in Czestochowa (released 20.05.1957) Wachtmeister in Chorzewice

Hermann Schulz (01.02.1890 in Zdunska Wola) sentenced to 15 years imprisonment 06.11.1947 in Kutno, German Gendarm in Zychline

Jozef Uchanski (10.03.1921 in Warschau) sentenced to life imprisonment 21.08.1947 in Warsaw (commuted to 12 years imprisonment, released 30.10.1956), member SD

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by ansata1976 » 27 Mar 2022 15:30

I am interested in more information about

Erich Seitz (09.08.1914) Kriminalassistent, Gestapo Sosnowiec, Trial Katowice???

Erich Hänisch (19.08.1903) Gestapo Krakow, after the war in prison in Poland

Erich Görlitz/Gerlitz (04.06.1911) member Gestapo, after the war in Mokotow prison in Warsaw, Trial in Wroclaw???

Eryk or Erich Schmidt (12.05.1913) member Gestapo, sentenced after the war in Poland, was after the war in Mokotow prison in Warsaw

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by George_W » 27 Mar 2022 16:12

Krim.Sekr. Erich Walter Hanisch, born 19.08.1903 Berlin, served with KdS Krakau and KdS Radom (AdSt. Kielce). He was interned by the British authorities and was a subject of Polish extradition request in 1948 but was not successfully extradited. He was awaiting for the certain extradition to Poland but committed suicide in July 1948 in British custody.

SS-Hauptscharführer Erich Friedrich Walter Schmidt, born 13.05.1913 Erlau, served with Gestapo at Lublin and Sonderkommando 1005, extradited by the US authorities on 25.02.1947, sentenced at Lublin on 14.05.1948 to 4 years imprisonment, released on 23.07.1951.

George

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by Puck » 25 Apr 2022 08:20

George_W wrote:
14 May 2018 06:14
Wiencek: born 01/04/1898, Volksdeutscher from Poland, sentenced on 27/02/1948 in Cieszyn, released on 23/07/1956.
SS-Oscha Hugo Ernst Wiencek (*01.04.1898) guard at least in KZ Gusen
1946 in PWE Dachau (as suspected)

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by Lupa » 05 Jun 2022 19:38

ansata1976 wrote:
12 Jan 2022 20:46
Who can help with more information regarding:

Johann Butz (?) sentenced to death 1955, member Gestapo

Alois Lanz Trial in Lublin
(from October 1942 through March 1944, on the territory of the County of Włodawa, as the officer of Schutzpolizei, participated in the killings of civilians and partisans
Butz was born in Podrzecze near Nowy Sącz and start working for Gestapo in Nowy Sącz as interpreter. His family came to Poland in 1785 as colonist.

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by ansata1976 » 06 Jun 2022 16:09

Thank you. Do you know his date of birth? And do you have more information regarding the trial?

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by ansata1976 » 21 Jun 2022 22:08

I am interested in (online) articles in Polish newspapers (1945 - 1950) regarding the trials of:

Edmund Scholtz (25.09.1912 in Ochraniew) sentenced to death 24.04.1947 in Kalisz (executed 21.12.1947 in Sieradz) for accepting the German nationality list (Deutsche Volksliste), serving in the German military police, the murder of a person evading forced deportation to the territory of the Third Reich and repeated participation in beating persons of Polish nationality

Otto Rossdeutscher (24.11.1911 in Rawicz) arrested 14.11.1945, sentenced to death 23.05.1947 in Leszno (executed 14.07.1947 in Rawicz)

August Hamann (16.04.1904 in Brzesce) sentenced to death 19.10.1949 in Szczecin (executed 11.12.1950 in Szczecin) collaborated with the occupant, participated in the murder of Jews and the requisition of Poles' property

Emil Kühn (17.11.1911 in Lyszkowice) sentenced to death 03.09.1948 in Warsaw (executed 04.01.1949 in Warsaw) for participation in manhunts and arrests; beatings and abusing the population in 1940-45 in Sokołów and Lowicz as a German gendarme

Adolf Erdmann (28.12.1906 in Rostow) sentenced to death 03.09.1948 in Warsaw (executed 03.01.1951 in Siedlce), Gendarmerie Stolp + Mlawa

Hermann Buchholz (29.08.1911 in Gagolin) sentenced to death 28.12.1950 in Warsaw (executed 25.05.1951 in Warsaw), Gendarmerie Góra Kalwaria, Grojec, Piaseczna

Otto Schulz or Szulc (15.05.1904 in Konirojcu) sentenced to death 18.06.1947 in Mlawa (executed 20.02.1948 in Dzialdowo), Gendarmerie Mlawa + Sierpce

Who can send me a linke or further information? Or maybe forum members can upload articles here?

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by TailEndCharlie » 31 Aug 2022 18:07

Members of the camp staff: Zwangsarbeitslager fur Juden Blechhammer / Konzentrationslager Auschwitz III Arbeitslager Blechhammer, sentenced by Polish courts:

1. Erich Walter Fritz Hoffmann (born 24.09.1897 in Breslau) - Lagerfuhrer of ZALfJ Blechhammer, sentenced to death 25.05.1948 in Gliwice (executed 13.11.1948 in Gliwice)
2. Otto Brossmann (born 1.02.1889 in Brawin) - Lagerfuhrer of Konzentrationslager Auschwitz III Arbeitslager Blechhammer, sentenced to 3 years of prison - 10.12.1948 in Kraków
3. Karl Maseli (born 11.10.1907 in Stephanshain) - a guard at Konzentrationslager Auschwitz III Arbeitslager Blechhammer, sentenced to 5 years of prison 26.08.1947 in Wadowice
4. Heinrich Taube (born 1.04.1890 in Hirschberg) - a guard at Konzentrationslager Auschwitz III Arbeitslager Blechhammer, sentenced to 3 years of prison 3.06.1947 in Wadowice
5. Fritz Lapke (born 12.02.1893 in Szproty) - Wachmann at ZALfJ Blechhammer, sentenced to 12 years of prison - 3.06.1947 in Świdnica
6. Kurt Heinrich (born 7.12.1900 in Gross Hammer), a guard at Konzentrationslager Auschwitz III Arbeitslager Blechhammer, sentenced to 5 years of prison - 14.04.1948 in Kraków.

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by George_W » 31 Aug 2022 19:32

Otto Brossmann was eventually acquitted in Kraków.

George

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by ansata1976 » 03 Sep 2022 14:48

Anna Buchalla (08.03.1907 in Altdorf) sentenced to 4 years imprisonment 12.12.1948 in Katowice (released 26.06.1951, died 1960) KZ-Wärterin in Auschwitz

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by ansata1976 » 06 Sep 2022 18:58

I am interested in (online) articles in Polish newspapers (1945 - 1950) regarding the trials of:

Edmund Scholtz (25.09.1912 in Ochraniew) sentenced to death 24.04.1947 in Kalisz (executed 21.12.1947 in Sieradz) for accepting the German nationality list (Deutsche Volksliste), serving in the German military police, the murder of a person evading forced deportation to the territory of the Third Reich and repeated participation in beating persons of Polish nationality

Otto Rossdeutscher (24.11.1911 in Rawicz) arrested 14.11.1945, sentenced to death 23.05.1947 in Leszno (executed 14.07.1947 in Rawicz)

August Hamann (16.04.1904 in Brzesce) sentenced to death 19.10.1949 in Szczecin (executed 11.12.1950 in Szczecin) collaborated with the occupant, participated in the murder of Jews and the requisition of Poles' property

Emil Kühn (17.11.1911 in Lyszkowice) sentenced to death 03.09.1948 in Warsaw (executed 04.01.1949 in Warsaw) for participation in manhunts and arrests; beatings and abusing the population in 1940-45 in Sokołów and Lowicz as a German gendarme

Adolf Erdmann (28.12.1906 in Rostow) sentenced to death 03.09.1948 in Warsaw (executed 03.01.1951 in Siedlce), Gendarmerie Stolp + Mlawa

Hermann Buchholz (29.08.1911 in Gagolin) sentenced to death 28.12.1950 in Warsaw (executed 25.05.1951 in Warsaw), Gendarmerie Góra Kalwaria, Grojec, Piaseczna


Who can send me a link or further information? Or maybe forum members can upload articles here?


Why it is so difficult to find information about
Otto Rossdeutscher (24.11.1911 in Rawicz) arrested 14.11.1945, sentenced to death 23.05.1947 in Leszno (executed 14.07.1947 in Rawicz) ?
What was his crime?

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Re: Poland War Crime Trials

Post by ansata1976 » 16 Sep 2022 01:40

I am interested in more information about

Walter Panikow (?) sentenced to death 12.03/13.03.1946 in Mogilno , village head in Inowroclaw
Jozef Placzka (28.02.1922 in Lissa) sentenced to death 1946 in Leszno
Siegmund (Zygmunt) Kreuz (?) sentenced to death 1946 in Gdansk
Henryk (Heinrich) Wieczorek (23.12.1910 in ?) sentenced to death 1945 in Lublin (executed 07.06.1945 in Lublin) member SD
Hermann Kersten (05.09.1913 in ?) sentenced to death 1948 in Bydgoszcz
Wilhelm Nöhrenberg (31.10.1894 in ?) sentenced to death 1947 in Bydgoszcz, policeman
Ernst Dombrowski (17.09.1912) sentenced to death 1947 in Grudziadz (Swieciu), member Selbstschutz
Emil Matz (12.07.1905) sentenced to death 1949 in Aleksandrów Kujawski, member Waffen-SS

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