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The Accused

Following investigations the following were the sentences:

Haensel. R. Not guilty

Denkman. A. 10 years imprisonment

Struve. W. 10 years imprisonment

Boschert. H. life imprisonment

Kaehle. H. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Schulz. E. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Breithaupt. W. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Schmidt. O. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Schimmel. A. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Jackobs. W. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Gmeiner. J. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail 27th February 1948

Herberg. W. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Weil. E. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Preiss. O. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Geith. E. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Schneider. J. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Post. J. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Zacharias. E. Death by hanging at Hamelin jail. 27th February 1948

Other charges related to the escape and capture of the 50 Officers:

Haensel. R. Not guilty

Wieczorek. E. Guilty - sentenced to death by hanging, but not confirmed

Burchhardt. R. Guilty - sentenced to death by hanging, but commuted to life imprisonment

The fifty: - 

                    

                                                      

With thanks to Steven Stratford of the British Military and Criminal History website, for the table and information used. 

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