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The Second Majdanek Trial ...

Post by Schmauser » 28 Aug 2002 00:18

I have a very pitiful ... 1 defendent out of 95 from this trial, and I don't even know when she was executed :? Else Ehrich is the only defendent i've got. So I'm looking for the other 94, and dates that the trial started and finished, please :D

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Post by Researcher » 28 Aug 2002 20:59

Hi Schmauser

Never heard of a 2nd Majdanek Trial, let alone one with 95 defendants.

However, I know the Poles don't make war crimes trials easy to research so you might be on to something.

I do know there were many more KZ staff convicted for crimes in Lublin and Warsaw than we can find out about in conventional archives.

If it helps, Else Erlich was convicted in July 1948. I would guess her trial wouldn't have lasted long as she confessed to her crimes.

What leads have you got?

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Post by Schmauser » 28 Aug 2002 23:51

Hi Researcher,

the trial did take a long time ... it started in 1946!

Thanks for the date on Ehrich's conviction. I found this quote from several sites ...
Only some of the 1,300 staff members were put to trial after the war. From 1946 to 1948 in Lublin, 95 SS men who worked at Majdanek were put to trial. Seven of them were sentenced to death and the rest of them were sentenced to long-terms in prison.
Since thats 7 death sentences, perhaps Ron might know who they were since he is researching only those sentenced to death?

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Post by Ron » 29 Aug 2002 14:49

Hi Schmauser

I do have seven names i was given and did not find myself from Majdanek museum.This is all i have so if anybody could add anything else brilliant!

JAKUB NIESSNER ss sturmann Majdanek and sub camp Warsaw death penalty

PETER REISS ss sturmann as above

MICHAEL PELGER ss Rottenfuhrer as above

FRANZ SOESS ss Rottenfuhrer as above

FRIEDRICH GEBHARDT ss unterscharfuhrer as above

KURT MOELLER ss oberscharfuhrer Majdanek,Auschwitz,Sachsenhausen and Dachau camps death penalty

FRIEDRICH BUSCHBAUM ss sturmann Majdanek,Dachau and Budzyn.Death penalty commuted to 15 Years.

all the best Ron

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Post by Ron » 29 Aug 2002 14:53

BTW Schmauser

I believe you have missed read the articule.It was not 1 two year trial.It would have been quite a few trials of camp staff over the two years.

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Post by dylan » 02 Sep 2002 21:46

hi schmauser

some other sentenced

michael bertl ss sturmann : 7 years
fritz frischholz ss oberscharfuhrer : 3 years
hans grabert ss oberscharfuhrer : 3 years
karl muller ss sturmann : 7 years
wilhelm petrak ss oberscharfuhrer : 2 years
walter biernat ss rotenfuhrer : 6 years

regards dylan

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