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A member of the defense team (center) speaks to the Soviet Military Tribunal (top left) at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp war crimes trial in Berlin.

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    A member of the defense team (center) speaks to the Soviet Military Tribunal (top left) at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp war crimes trial in Berlin.
    A member of the defense team (center) speaks to the Soviet Military Tribunal (top left) at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp war crimes trial in Berlin.

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    Caption
    A member of the defense team (center) speaks to the Soviet Military Tribunal (top left) at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp war crimes trial in Berlin.
    Date
    1947 October 23 - 1947 November 01
    Locale
    Berlin, [Berlin] Germany
    Variant Locale
    Berlin-Buckow
    Berlin-Mariendorf
    Berlin-Ploetzensee
    Berlin-Reinickendorf
    Berlin-Tempelhof
    Berlin-Wannsee
    Berlin-Schlachtensee
    Berlin-Duppel
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Central Archive of the Federal Security Service
    Event History
    On October 23, 1947 fifteen former Sachsenhausen concentration camp personnel and one former prisoner were brought to trial before a Soviet Military Tribunal in Berlin. Among the defendants were Anton Kaindl, the former commandant, and Paul Sakowski, a kapo who had served as an executioner. The findings were announced on November 1, 1947 after only a brief trial. All sixteen were found guilty. Fifteen of the defendants were sentenced to life in prison with forced labor and one, to fifteen years in prison with forced labor.

    https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007776.

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Central Archive of the Federal Security Service
    Source Record ID: Collections: RG-06.025*26
    Second Record ID: KGB Archives: N-19092, Appendix - - file 2294

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