Stutthof Trial

Stutthof Trial

Stutthof Trial was a war crime tribunal held at Gdańsk, Poland, from April 25, 1946, to May 31, 1946, where the joint Soviet/Polish Special Criminal Court tried and convicted of crimes against humanity a group of thirteen ex-officials and overseers of the Stutthof concentration camp and Bromberg-Ost. The accused were arraigned before the court and all found guilty. Eleven were sentenced to death, including the Commandant Johann Pauls, while the remainder were sentenced to various terms of imprisonment.

List of accused at Stutthof Trial

  • Johann Pauls: sentenced to death, executed: July 4, 1946
  • Gerda Steinhoff: sentenced to death, executed: July 4, 1946
  • Kapo Josef Reiter: sentenced to death, executed: July 4, 1946
  • Wanda Klaff: sentenced to death, executed: July 4, 1946
  • Erna Beilhardt: sentenced to 5 years imprisonment
  • Kapo Waclaw Kozlowski: sentenced to death, executed: July 4, 1946
  • Jenny-Wanda Barkmann: sentenced to death, executed: July 4, 1946
  • Kapo Fanciszek Szopinski: sentenced to death, executed: July 4, 1946
  • Ewa Paradies: sentenced to death, executed: July 4, 1946
  • Kapo Kazimierz Kowalski: sentenced to 3 years imprisonment
  • Jan Breit: sentenced to death, executed: July 4, 1946
  • Kapo Tadeusz Kopczynski: sentenced to death, executed: July 4, 1946
  • Elisabeth Becker: sentenced to death, executed: July 4, 1946

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