(April 9-May 5, 1946)
Fritz Hartjenstein: The Death Sentence (Commutted to
The commandant of Natzweiler, Fritz Hartjenstein, and five others were tried by a British war crimes court at Wuppertal, from April 9, 1946 to h May 5, 1946. All of the accused were found guilty; of these, three were sentenced to death and two hanged, one was later commutted. Three were sentenced to various terms of imprisonment. The death sentences were carried out on October 11, 1946.