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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by George_W » 10 Jul 2021 13:04

ansata1976 wrote:
10 Jul 2021 10:07
Several online sources + IPN + Bundesarchiv
Thank You.

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by ansata1976 » 10 Jul 2021 13:21

Do you know the place of birth of

Johann Weiss (24.02.1915) sentenced to death 20.05.1948 in Lublin (commuted to 10 years imprisonment) accused of participating in the SS Schutzstaffeln criminal organization, murdering prisoners of a labor camp in Warsaw, beating and abusing prisoners transported from Warsaw to the concentration camp in Dachau

Gustav Ernst Wohlgemuth (19.09.1909) sentenced to death 29.09.1948 in Warsaw (died 24.03.1949 in prison)

Wilhelm Schnabel (05.06.1899) sentenced to death ??.??.1947 in Wroclaw (commuted to 15 years imprisonment)

Jakob Pohl (22.02.1904) sentenced to death 30.09.1953 in Warsaw (died 31.01.1964 in prison)

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by George_W » 10 Jul 2021 13:39

I'm sorry but i don't have these informations.

I only know that Johann Weiss was a Volksdeutsch from Romania and Jakob Pohl might have been a Polish citizen before the war.

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by Puck » 10 Jul 2021 13:55

SS-Mann Johann Weiss (24.02.1915 Romania) in Außenlager Warschau, prisoner companion to/from KZ Majdanek and finally in KZ Dachau
25.02.1947 extradicted to Poland

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by ansata1976 » 10 Jul 2021 14:07

Thank you. Do you know the correct date of birth of Adalbert Berninger?

When was Weiss released from prison?

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by George_W » 10 Jul 2021 14:15

Adalbert Berninger, Volksdeutsch from Yugoslavia, born 28.06.1898 Crepaja/Yugoslavia.

Johann Weiss - date of release is unknown to me.

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by ansata1976 » 10 Jul 2021 16:16

Waldemar Weiss (26.09.1878 in Ostatkowo Struga) sentenced to death (executed 28.08.1946 in Bydgoszcz) for accusing Poles before German courts during the Nazi occupation and contributing to the death of some of them

Paul Melzer (18.05.1893 in Altendorf) sentenced to death 29.08.1949 in Bialystok (died 19.03.1950 in prison) in the fall of 1941, as an ambassador in the town of Michałowo, took various objects belonging to the local population for the purpose of appropriation, in order to extort a financial advantage for himself, he banned people of Jewish nationality from leaving the ghetto several times, caused about 200 people to be sent to forced labor in Germany, and beat a dozen or so people in April 1942. by issuing an order, he took part in the identification, capture and execution of Chrzanowski Stefan, Dzienisik Konstanty, Mieleszko Piotr and four Soviet citizens as members of the resistance movement and Chlabicz Piotr suspected of helping partisans

Eduard Wagner (02.05.1893 in Myslow) sentenced to death 22.11.1949 in Warsaw (released 07.06.1955) for collaborating with the German police and participating in the shooting of Polish, Russian and Jewish people in Łuków in 1939-1944

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by George_W » 10 Jul 2021 20:12

ansata1976 wrote:
10 Jul 2021 16:16
Paul Melzer (18.05.1893 in Altendorf) sentenced to death 29.08.1949 in Bialystok (died 19.03.1950 in prison) in the fall of 1941, as an ambassador in the town of Michałowo, took various objects belonging to the local population for the purpose of appropriation, in order to extort a financial advantage for himself, he banned people of Jewish nationality from leaving the ghetto several times, caused about 200 people to be sent to forced labor in Germany, and beat a dozen or so people in April 1942. by issuing an order, he took part in the identification, capture and execution of Chrzanowski Stefan, Dzienisik Konstanty, Mieleszko Piotr and four Soviet citizens as members of the resistance movement and Chlabicz Piotr suspected of helping partisans
Paul Melzer was Amtskommissar (not ambassador) in Michałowo.

The thread about him: viewtopic.php?t=203476

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by ansata1976 » 10 Jul 2021 20:15

Yes thank you George. It was my mistake. You are right he was Amtskommisar.

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by ansata1976 » 10 Jul 2021 20:20

Do you know maybe more about the fate of

Edmund Zimmer (29.12.1903 in Mieczyslaw) sentenced to death 25.09.1945 in Poznan (executed -date unknown to me)
Karl Dörr (27.01.1908 in Sedow) sentenced to death 08.11.1945 in Poznan (executed -date unknown to me)
Ernst Nogajczyk (18.04.1918 in Kołodziejew) sentenced to death 08.11.1945 in Mogilno (executed -date unknown to me)
Walter Banik (04.06.1913 in Wielowies) sentenced to death 13.03.1946 in Warsaw (executed -date unknown to me)
Jan or Johann Girle (12.06.1903 in Tonowo) sentenced to death 15.03.1948 in Bydgoszczy
Ewald Dobrick (29.04.1912 in Łopatki) sentenced to death 04.12.1945 in Gdansk (maybe escaped from prison)
Wilhelm Wladyslaw Litke (16.03.1896 in Bledow) sentenced to death 04.02.1947 in Warsaw


I know they were not extradited from Germany but maybe you know something about their fate.

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by George_W » 10 Jul 2021 20:51

Unfortunately i don't have any informations about these men.

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by ansata1976 » 13 Jul 2021 19:11

I am interested in more information about

Adolf Grunow (21.07.1913), accused of taking an active part in the eviction of Poles in the period from September 1939 to March 1945, and also a member of the German SS organization

Paul Behlau (08.01.1897), accused of being a member of the SS organization during the German occupation

Fryderyk Magdzik (17.03.1907), accused of being a member of the NSDAP during the occupation and serving as a "Blockleiter" and participating in the displacement and arrest of civilians, sentenced to life imprisonment 16.05.1950 in Gdynia for belonging to the Nazi party of the NSDAP and acting against damage to the Polish population in the Wejherowo during the occupation

Karol / Karl Busch / Bursch (05.09.1905), accused of being a member of the NSDAP during the occupation and performing the function of a "blockleiter" and participating in the displacement and arrest of civilians

Edwin Hodam (11.04.1907), accused of being a member of the NSDAP during the occupation and serving as a "blockleiter" and participating in the displacement and arrest of civilians, sentenced to life imprisonment 16.05.1950 in Gdynia for belonging to the NSDAP and acting to the detriment of the Polish population in Puck in during the occupation

Paul Salay (27.03.1907). The search for a former resident of Puck, who on May 16, 1950 was sentenced in absentia to death by the District Court in Gdynia for belonging to the Nazi SS organization and acting to the detriment of the Polish population in Puck during the occupation, sentenced to death 16.05.1950 in Gdynia for belonging to the SS and acting to the detriment of the Polish population in Puck during the occupation

Fryderyk Möller or Müller (09.10.1896), accused of acting to the detriment of the Polish civilian population in the period from September 1939 to 09.05.1945, taking part in displacements, arrests and beatings of detained persons as policeman in Puck, sentenced to death 16.05.1950 in Gdynia

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by ansata1976 » 14 Jul 2021 19:43

Was one of these men sentenced after the war in Poland?

Georg Szchala (10.03.1913 in ?) member Gestapo in Germany and Krakow
Wilhelm Pomorin / Pomerin (31.10.1893 in ?) member Gestapo in Katowice
Walter Weiz/Weis/Weiss (25.02.1910 in ?) SS-Obersturmführer in Gestapo in Katowice
Erich Jenke / Jenker (05.06.1912 in ?) criminal assistant in the Gestapo Katowice
Herbert Koczy (03.12.1908 in ?) member Gestapo in Będzin
Otto Fritsch (23.06.1911 in ?) member Gestapo in Braunschweig in 1939-1943
Friedrich Adamik (24..01.1897 in ?) member Gestapo in Zabrze
Georg Wiesner (16.04.1905 in ?) member Gestapo in Katowice in 1939-1943 and in the Waffen-SS unit on the Eastern Front in 1943-1945
Eduard Moeske (04.08.1899 in ?) accused of beating the employed forced laborers and informing the Gestapo about badly working people as property manager, a member of the NSDAP, SS and a member of the German auxiliary police in 1939-1945 in the Lębork district as a result, they were arrested and sent to a concentration camp
Leon Niklas (08.07.1900 in ?) member SS and an employee of the Gestapo in Poznań

August Grenzer (06.09.1882 in ?) commander of the municipal police station in Jasło, accused of being a Volksdeutsch and a police officer to the German authorities, taking part in the arrests of people wanted by the Nazis, escorting civilians to Nazi penal and transit camps

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by George_W » 14 Jul 2021 19:57

As far i know SS-Ustuf. Krim.Insp. Wilhelm Pomorin was not tried in Poland.

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Re: War Crime Trials Poland

Post by steve248 » 15 Jul 2021 11:11

According to SSO, Pomorin born 30 Oct 1893 in Puppen (not 31 Oct).
I have no postwar data for him

Walter Weiss, born 25 Feb 1910, Wültschkau, Krs Neumarkt (now Wilczkow/Poland); SS No. 342789; promoted SS-Ostuf 1 Sept 1939; PolObInspektor at Stapo Kattowitz, 1944

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