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Re: Luxembourg

Post by ansata1976 » 21 Apr 2013 11:34

Thank you for this information.

I found:

Norbert Sinner 06.04.1907 in Leudelange executed 09.11.1945 in Luxembourg
Marcel Sirres 29.11.1918 in ??? sentenced to death 17.03.1948 executed 24.06.1948

Do you have the same information about the other men?

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Re: Luxembourg

Post by der-hase-fee » 04 May 2013 17:09

A little off topic, but here is the Mamer NSDAP Orts level flag.

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Re: Luxembourg

Post by mil-archive » 17 Apr 2017 04:13

Gerard22 wrote:... The 3 Germans sentenced to death were Adolf Raderschall, President of the Special Court (in absentia), Fritz Hartmann, chief of the Gestapo & Herbert Dietrich. These sentences were later commuted. Fritz Hartmann was the last German garbage to leave a Luxembourg prison.
Can anyone confirm if this Herbert Dietrich also served in SD/SIPO in Haarlem, Holland 1940/1941 ? If anyone can confirm further sources of information on this man I'd be interested to hear. Thanks for checking.

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Re: Luxembourg

Post by mil-archive » 19 Apr 2017 16:45

Here is some more on this Herbert Dietrich:
Herbert-Dietrich-excerpt.JPG
Source - NARA M1270

If anyone has a picture of this Herbert Dietrich I'd be interested to see for comparison.
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Re: Luxembourg

Post by steve248 » 19 Apr 2017 20:27

This is from a similar report:
SS-Ustuf KK Dietrich; came from BdS Norway to Luxemberg and assigned to Einsatzkommando Luxemburg, Feb-June 1944; June 1944 returned to BdS Oslo, Abt IV, for a short time; July-Aug 1944, with BdS Den Haag, Leiter IV.
Sept 1944, said to have returned to Stapo Trier.
described as 34 years old; slender build; blond hair; married, no children; speaks French; Trier accent
source: US NARA, RG 498 Box 21: Berlin DIC, Consolidated Interrogation Report BDIC/CIR/7 dated 16 Oct 1945 – “Sipo and SD Aussendienststelle Liege”

I have not seen a photo of him.

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Re: Luxembourg

Post by mil-archive » 19 Apr 2017 22:29

Thanks for the information.

I could be chasing my tail here. The Herbert Dietrich (I have a couple of photo albums from), was (in Orpo) Czechoslovakia 1938, Poland 1939, Haarlem Holland 1940/1941 (working at 'Der Beauftragte Reichskommissars Für Provinz Noord Holland' pictured with the likes of Seyss-Inquart), SS in Biaritz/Lourdes South France 1943/1944. His photographed rank goes up to SS-Sturmscharführer & there are foreign workers photos included and seem to be some SIPO/SD too. He looks approx early thirties and hair light brown (not blond). I believe originally from Schwarzheide.
On Right:
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Portrait 1943:
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Re: Luxembourg

Post by steve248 » 20 Apr 2017 08:07

I should not get too hung up by the hearsay in the report you quoted and the one I did.
Part of the answer lays with his Kriminalkommissar-Lehrgang at Sipo-Führerschule Berlin-Charlottenburg in 1942. The usual career path was a return to his Heimatdienststelle, in his case Stapostelle Trier, after a successful KK-prüfung. A short time later (sometimes six months later) the new KK zur Probe was posted to another station to obtain a broader experience. In Dietrich's case, it looks like he was posted to Norway. During this posting assuming he provided satisfactory service he was promoted to KK. Sometime later he would be posted again and in late 1944 with the Allies advancing to Luxembourg he was probably back at Stapo Trier. Some speculation there but it is based on what happened to other new KKs.

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Re: Luxembourg

Post by dylan » 20 Apr 2017 13:23

Hallo Steve,

In the book Gestapo Tysk politi i Norge 1940-1945 (Berit Nokleby)
pag 189 BDS Norway Referat IV S leiter Dietrich Arno SS Untersturmf. & KOS

Probably Arno Dietrich born 7/01/1894 Leipzig SS Untersturmf. 30/01/1944
Herbert Dietrich is not listed in this book ?.

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Re: Luxembourg

Post by ansata1976 » 20 Apr 2017 17:10

Gerard22 wrote:In Luxembourg 14 persons were given death sentences. 11 from Luxembourg and 3 Germans. 8 Luxembourger were actually executed. These were, in this order:
1) Jean-Pierre Decker, Ortsgruppenleiter in Kayl
2) Norbert Sinner, Ortsgruppenleiter in Luxembourg-Hollerich, oil tycoon & ex-cyclist
3) Antoine Thill, Ortsgruppenleiter in Luxembourg-Limpertsberg
4) Damian Kratzenberg... you already talked about him
5) Jean Koetz, Ortsgruppenleiter in Esch/Alzette
6) Marcel Sirres, translator for the Gestapo in Dinant, Belgium
7) Égide Wolter, Ortsgruppenleiter in Heinerscheid, who was sentenced to death for an incident where 7 young men died, who were hiding to evade the Wehrmacht
8) Marcel Reuter, traitor. Because of him some 10-15 young Luxembourger died in Lyon, France

Sentenced to death were also a guy called Spierckel (I have no more information about him), the translator for the Gestapo in Clermont-Ferrand (France) Léon Bisenius, the police commander of Mamer Antoine Hillebrand, who wasn't executed, because he was sick. The 3 Germans sentenced to death were Adolf Raderschall, President of the Special Court (in absentia), Fritz Hartmann, chief of the Gestapo & Herbert Dietrich. These sentences were later commuted. Fritz Hartmann was the last German garbage to leave a Luxembourg prison.
some additional information:

Marcel Sirres 29.11.1918 death sentence 17.03.1948, executed 24.06.1948 by firing squad
Marcel Reuter death sentence 25.06.1948 executed 13.10.1948 in Reckenthal by firing squad
Norbert Sinner 05.04.1907 in Leudelange Ortsgruppenleiter in Luxembourg-Hollerich, executed 09.11.1945 by firing squad
Damian Kratzenberg 05.11.1878 in Clerf executed 11.10.1946 in Luxembourg by firing squad

Ortsgruppenleiterfull name is Ferdinand Spierckel

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Re: Luxembourg

Post by ansata1976 » 20 Apr 2017 20:28

Gestapo Trials:

Fritz Hartmann 07.06.1906 in Rabenstein (died 19.10.1974 in Düsseldorf)
sentenced to death 27.02.1951 commuted to life hard labour, reduced to 15 years 15.06.1957, released 19.12.1957

Wilhelm Hillebrandt 26.12.1888 in Saarbrücken
sentenced to death 23.07.1947, commuted to life 1950, released 02.04.1954

Walter Runge 06.09.1895 death sentence 1950 (in absence)
Erich August Höhmann 04.03.1910 in Wattenscheid, Kriminalobersekretär Gestapo Trier, death sentence 1950 (in absence)
Herbert Otto Waldemar Dietrich 14.04.1912 in Leipzig death sentence 1950 (in absence)
Albert Schmidt born ?? ,SS-Obersturmführer Gestapo Trier, death sentence 1951 (in absence)

Kreisleiter-Trials:

Adolf Paul Schreder 12.02.1899 in Mayen (died 20.05.1969 in Krefeld-Uerdingen)
NSDAP-Kreisleiter in Luxembourg
sentenced 22.6.1950 to 15 years prison, commuted to 10 years , released 14.03.1952

Karl August Venter 10.11.1899 in Desloch (died 04.07.1974 in Altenkirchen)
NSDAP-Kreisleiter in Luxembourg
Sentenced 10.10.1950 to 10 years had labour

Wilhelm Dietrich Diehl 20.12.1889 ins Ausweiler
Kreisleiter Bernkastel and Esch-sur-Alzette
sentenced 22.06.1950 to 17 years imprisonment, reduced to 14 years, released 06.01.1954

Hermann Unger 24.03.1905 in Koblenz (died 16.04.1980 in Ratingen)
NSDAP-Kreisleiter in Luxembourg
Sentenced Dez. 1949 to 20 years, reduced to 16 years, released 1955

Johann Jakobs 25.11.1900 in Gusenburg (died 30.03.1971 in Heilbronn)
Kreisleiter von Diekirch
sentence???

other trials:

Heinrich Christian Siekmeier 10.1.1901 in Mettmann
Regierungspräsident and Gauamtsleiter
Sentenced to 7 years imprisonment

Friedrich Ludwig Reckmann 18.10.1907 in Essen-Steele (died 26.09.1984 in Bad Homburg)
deputy Gauleiter “Moselland”, Kreisleiter in Koblenz
Sentenced 23.12.1949 to 4 years imprisonment

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Re: Luxembourg

Post by steve248 » 21 Apr 2017 09:31

danyb, did you notice in my post that Dietrich with no first name had a Trier accent?
I have 28 persons with last name Dietrich connected to the Sipo and SD, so possibly two Dietrich's in Norway.

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Re: Luxembourg

Post by ansata1976 » 27 May 2018 05:35

1) Jean-Pierre Decker 19.03.1914, Ortsgruppenleiter in Kayl
sentenced to death 04.06.1945 (executed 30.06.1945 in Luxembourg prison)

2) Norbert Sinner 05.04.1907, Ortsgruppenleiter in Luxembourg-Bonnevolle
sentenced to death 13.09.1945 (executed 09.11.1945 in Luxembourg prison)

3) Antoine Thill 09.06.1905, Ortsgruppenleiter in Luxembourg-Limpertsberg
sentenced to death 09.05.1946 (executed 22.06.1946 in Luxembourg prison)

4) Damian Kratzenberg 05.11.1878 in Clerf, head of the Volksdeutsche Bewegung
sentenced to death 01.08.1946 (executed 11.10.1946 in Caserne St. Esprit Luxembourg)

5) Jean Koetz 10.11.1907, Ortsgruppenleiter in Esch/Alzette
sentenced to death 17.12.1947 (executed 04.03.1948 in Reckenthal)

6) Marcel Sirres (other source: Stirres) 29.11.1918, translator for the Gestapo in Dinant, Belgium
sentenced to death 17.03.1948 (executed 24.06.1948 in Reckenthal)

7) Égide Wolter 04.04.1897 in Dahnen (Germany), Ortsgruppenleiter in Heinerscheid
sentenced to death 24.03.1948 (executed 24.02.1949 in Reckenthal)

8) Marcel Reuter 27.02.1922, member Wehrmacht + traitor. Because of him some 10-15 young Luxembourger died in Lyon, France,
sentenced to death 23.06.1948 (executed 13.10.1948 in Reckenthal)

9.) Ferdinand Spierkel 27.10.1901 Ortsgruppenleiter in Luxembourg-Dommeldange
sentenced to death 07.12.1946 (commuted to life hard labour 13.02.1947, released 23.12.1955)

10.) Albert Kreins 20.10.1916 head of VdB in Luxembourg
sentenced to death 03.05.1949 in absence

11.) Leon Bisenius 28.06.1910 translator for the Gestapo
sentenced to death 29.07.1949 (commuted to life hard labour 12.12.1949,released 26.03.1965)

12. Henri Rolgen 13.12.1923 Gestapoagent
sentenced to death 31.07.1951 (commuted to life hard labour 19.06.1952, released 16.05.1964)

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Re: Luxembourg

Post by smetanin albert » 26 Jul 2018 08:55

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Re: Luxembourg

Post by steve248 » 26 Jul 2018 11:14

After the war Ranner joined Org Gehlen and later the BND.
His name appears in the first list of redacted names of such people, in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 17 March 2010

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Re: Luxembourg

Post by ansata1976 » 27 Oct 2019 19:06

What is the correct date and place of birth of:

Paul Merten (Kriminalsekretär)
Jakob Reif (Kriminaloberassistent)
Friedrich-Theodor Sterzenbach (Kriminalsekretär)
Gerhard Simon 1913 (Kriminalkommissar)
Karl Bieler 1904 (Kriminalsekretär)
Moritz Adolf 1904 (Kriminalsekretär)
Hans-Jakob Schommers
Adolf Hirth (SS-Hauptscharführer)
Albert Schmidt (SS-Obersturmführer)

all sentenced in Luxembourg

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