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Nazi War Crimes Trials: Essen Lynching Trial

(December 18-22, 1945)

Seven defendants convicted in Case No.8 (The "Essen Lynching" Trial), which was held before a British Military Court at Essen, from December 18-22, 1945. Five were found guilty and two were sentenced to death, two were acquitted and released. Those sentenced to death were executed on March 8, 1946.

Erich Heyer : The Death Sentence (Executed on the 8th March 1946)
Peter Könen : 5 Years Imprisonment
Johann Braschoss : The Death Sentence (Executed on the 8th March 1946)
Erich Sambol : Acquitted & Released
Karl Kaufer : Life Imprisonment
Hugo Boddenburg : 10 Years Imprisonment
Franz Hartung : Acquitted & Released

Sources: Skalman

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