|Source: History of the United Nations War
Crimes Commission and the Development of the Laws of War. United
Nations War Crimes Commission. London: HMSO, 1948
SOME NOTEWORTHY WAR CRIMINALS
II. GAULEITERS, GOVERNORS, PROTECTORS AND LEADING OFFICIALS
(i) Judicial officials convicted in Case No. 3 (Trial of the Ministry of Justice Officials) in the Subsequent Proceedings held at Nuremberg, December, 1946-December, 1947:
Franz SCHLEGELBERGER . . . . . . . . Life imprisonment.
(ii) Diplomatic officials arraigned in Case No. 11 in the Subsequent Proceedings which opened at Nuremberg on 6th January, 1948. (Judgment not yet delivered at time of writing).
Ernst von WEIZSAEKER: Permanent Secretary of the Foreign Office.
Gustav Steengracht von MOYLAND: Permanent Secretary of the Foreign Office.
Wilhelm KEPPLER: State Secretary in the Foreign Office.
Ernst BOHLE: Head of the Ausland Organisation.
Ernst WOERMANN: Head of Political division of Foreign Office.
Karl RITTER: Liaison between Foreign Office and High Command.
Edm. VEESENMAYER: German plenipotentiary in Hungary.
Walter SCHELLENBERG: SS. General; Chief of Intelligence in Himmlers Main Office.
Gottlob BERGER: SS. General. Liaison officer with occupied East.
Ernil PUHL: Director of Reichsbank.
Karl RASCHE: Director of the Dresdner Bank.
Paul PLEIGER: Coal and Iron magnate.
Hans LAMMERS: Head of Reich Chancellery.
Wilhelm STUCKART: State Secretary in Ministry of Interior.
Richard DARRE: Minister for Food and Agriculture.
Otto MEISSNER: Chief of Presidential Chancellery.
Otto DIETRICH: State Secretary in Propaganda Ministry.
Lutz SCHWERIN VON KROSIGK: Minister of Finance.
Paul KOERNER: Görings deputy in the Four Years Plan.
Hans KEHRL: Chief of Planning Office in the Armaments Ministry.
Otto VON ERDMANNSDORFF: Deputy to Chief of the Political Division of Foreign Office.
Herbert BACKE: Former Reich Minister for Agriculture. Committed suicide while awaiting trial at Nuremberg, 6.7.47.
Kurt DALUEGE: Oberstgruppenftihrer SS; Acting Reich Protector of Bohemia 1942-1943. Tried by the Czechoslovak Peoples Court at Prague in October, 1946; sentenced to death; hanged 23.10.46.
A u g u s t EIGRÜBER: Gauleiter and Reichstatthalter Upper Danube; SS. Gruppenftihrer. Tried by a U.S. War Crimes court at Dachau March-May, 1946, for atrocities in Mauthausen camp. Sentenced to death 11.5.46; hanged 27.5.47.
Karl Hermann FRANK: SS. Obergruppenführer; Senior SS and Police. Leader in the Protectorate; virtual ruler of the Protectorate from 1943. Tried by the Czechoslovak Extraordinary Peoples Court at Prague in April, 1946; sentenced to death; hanged 22.5.46.
Artur GREISER: SS. Obergruppenfiihrer; Gauleiter of Wartheland; former President of Danzig Senate. Tried by the Polish Supreme National Court at Poznan; sentenced to death; hanged at Poznan, 20.7.46.
Otto HELLMUTH: Former Gauleiter of Main-Franken. Tried by U.S. court at Dachau for complicity in murders of Allied pilots; sentenced to be hanged.
Friedrich HILDEBRANDT: Gauleiter in Mecklenburg. SS. Obergruppenführer. Tried bv a United States War Crimes court at Dachau in March-April 1947, for complicity in murders of U.S. airmen. Sentenced to be hanged 2.4.47.
Siegfried KASCHE: S.A. Obergruppenftihrer. Ex-Minister in Croatia. Tried by a Yugoslav court for complicity in deportations and murders; executed in June, 1947.
Hans Elard LUDIN: German Minister in Slovakia. Tried by a Slovak court in December, 1946, and sentenced to be hanged.
Franz NEUHAUSEN: Former Chief of Administration South East. Tried by a Yugoslav court and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment 31.10.47.
Heinrich RAINER: Gauleiter and Reichstatthalter in Carinthia; Obergruppenführer; Chief of Civil Administration in North-West Yugoslavia. Supreme Commissioner Adriatic Coast. Tried by a Yugoslav military tribunal at Ljubljana for atrocities and deportations; sentenced to death 20.7.47. and hanged.
Hermann ROEHN: Deputy Gauleiter for Alsace. Tried by the French Permanent Military Tribunal at Strasbourg, together with Robert WAGNER (qv.). Sentenced to death 5.5.46. Shot at Strasbourg 14.10.46.
Gustav SIMON: Gauleiter of Mosel land; Chief of civil administration in Luxembourg. Charged as a war criminal by Luxembourg; arrested in 1945; committed suicide to avoid trial and punishment.
Josef TERBOVEN: Gauleiter of Essen; SS. Gruppenftihrer; Reich Kommissar for occupied Norway. Charged as a war criminal by Norway. Committed suicide 8.5.45 after the capitulation of Germany to avoid arrest and trial.
Dr. Harald TURNER: SS. Gruppenführer; chief of the Military Administration in occupied Serbia. Tried by a Yugoslav war crimes court at Belgrade for atrocities, deportations, mass executions. Sentenced to death; shot 9.3.47.
Robert WAGNER: Gauleiter and Reichstatthalter of Baden; head of civil administration in Alsace. Tried by a French war crimes court at Strasbourg 23.4.46. for complicity in murders, conscription of French nationals and other war crimes. Sentenced to death 5.5.46; shot at Strasbourg 14.10.46.
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