Heinrich Gerike : The Death Sentence (Executed on the
20th March 1946)
A group of ex-officials of the Velpke children's home, were convicted in Case No.42 (The "Velpke" Trial), before a British military court in Brunswick, from the March 20, 1946 to April 3, 1946. One died during the trial, and three were acquitted. Four were found guilty and two were executed, the remainder were sentenced to various terms of imprisonment.