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Nazi War Crimes Trials:
Tilburg Lynching Trial

(June 11-26, 1946)


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Eighteen ex-SS officials convicted in Case No.66 (The "Tilburg Lynching" Trial), which was held before a British Military Court at Essen, from June 11-26, 1946. Five were found guilty and were sentenced to death, five were acquitted and released. Those sentenced to death were executed on the September 5, 1947.

Franz Schonfeld: Acquitted & Released
Karl Cremer: The Death Sentence (Executed on the 5th September 1947)
Eugen Rafflenbeul: Acquitted & Released
Karl Brendle: Acquitted & Released
Michael Rotschopf: The Death Sentence (Executed on the 5th September 1947)
Karl Schwarz: The Death Sentence (Executed on the 5th September 1947)
Karl Otto Klingbeil: Acquitted & Released
Albert Rösener: The Death Sentence (Executed on the 5th September 1947)
Hans Harders: Acquitted & Released
Werner Koeny: Acquitted & Released


Sources: Skalman

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