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Nazi War Crimes Trials:
Majdanek Trial

(November 22 - December 2, 1944)


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A group of six officials of the Majdanek extermination camp were arraigned before a Soviet/Polish Special Criminal Court in Lublin, from Novermber 27, 1944, to December 2, 1944. All were found guilty and sentenced to death. After the verdict, one committed suicide and the other five were hanged on December 3, 1944.

Anton Thernes: The Death Sentence (Executed on the 3rd December 1944)
Wilhelm Gerstenmeier: The Death Sentence (Executed on the 3rd December 1944)
Hermann Vögel: The Death Sentence (Executed on the 3rd December 1944)
Kapo Edmund Pohlmann: The Death Sentence (Committed Suicide on the 2nd December 1944)
Theodor Schöllen: The Death Sentence (Executed on the 3rd December 1944)
Kapo Heinrich Stalp: The Death Sentence (Executed on the 3rd December 1944)


Sources: Skalman

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