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War Crimes: The Gross Gerau Incident

Discussion in 'Prisoners of War, MIA, & Internees' started by BMBazooka, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Well-Known Member

    I am not eager to defend my fellow countrymen and women, but sometimes they were. Not in Groß-Gerau obviously but in the Holledau and in Munich. Lieutenant Herbert Frels and Sergeant Richard C. Travers both survived because people had a feeling for right or wrong. The question in the very case is always: which chance did they have, in Groß-Gerau and Rüsselsheim maybe to stand up against 200 or 300 people. As far as I remember there was someone in Rüsselsheim who warned to go a certain way. But if the guards with the rifles escorted them to go this way which opportunity should an air man have in this moment? Beeing shot while trying to escape?
    These cases deeply depress me. Maybe more than 3 Nazi bastards who just shot.
     
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  2. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Susanne,probably this one was mentioned before,but '' Dickie'' is in this article
     

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  3. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Well-Known Member

    Thank you Jaap!
    I know the first one, but the second one was new to me.
    Good find!
    Would you consider meeting me in Budberg in May?
    Things are going on. I learned a lot on Chuck Evans the last days since I am in touch with his younger sister.
    Nad I am still waiting for the trial records to come.
     
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  4. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Susanne thats oke I only need a date.
     
  5. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Well-Known Member

    Fine. Looking forward to that! I would like to come with my brother. The one who can read the language of the trees.
     
  6. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Well-Known Member

    Update: Some of the Groß-Gerau files from the NARA arrived yesterday.
    If somebody wants to have more or shared information please send me a message.
     
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  8. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Fachinger articles
     

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  9. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Well-Known Member

    What a great find!
    I wish I could have that first article in a better quality.
    Thank yo so much, Jaap!
     
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  10. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Here his photo
     

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  11. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Well-Known Member

    Nikolaus Fachinger?
    Where did you find that? ;)
     
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  12. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Well-Known Member

    Flauaus seemes to be a very often used name in the region.
    I am wondering of Heinrich Wagner is the "Kreisleiter".
     
  13. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Another one Susanne
     

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  14. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Well-Known Member

    I wish I could give you a triple-like :D
     
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  16. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Well-Known Member

    I am afraid this is the wrong one.
    I got the pages of the Nazi Kreisleitung from the Groß-Gerau Adressbuch, but the name does not fit.
    Are there others from this trial Flauaus-Fachinger in the papers? Especially the women, Margot Zeeck or Zeek and Anna Margarete Solomon?
     
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  17. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Well-Known Member

    Last one is the Weiss case.
    I have a shorter trial synopsis of about 200 pages.
    If somebody in interested, just send me a message :)
     
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  18. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Look for you tomorrow,goodnight,gutennacht
     
  19. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Well-Known Member

    Good night! And thank you!!!
     
  20. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Margarete Witzler trial
     

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