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Female guards of the Stutthof concentration camp at a trial in Gdańsk between April 25 and May 31, 1946. First row (from left): Elisabeth Becker, Gerda Steinhoff, Wanda Klaff. Second row: Erna Beilhardt, Jenny-Wanda Barkmann

The execution of guards of the Stutthof concentration camp on July 4th 1946. Barkmann, Paradies, Becker, Klaff, Steinhoff (left to right) executed

Execution of concentration camp guards at Biskupia Gorka: Becker executed

Execution of concentration camp guards at Biskupia Gorka: Becker executed

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. The death sentences were executed on July 4, 1946 at Biskupia Górka.

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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