Trials – Timeline

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1944
12/09/1944

September 12, 1944 – decree of PKNT

A decree of the Polish Committee of National Liberation on the establishment of Special Criminal Courts to punish Nazi criminals responsible for the crimes committed against the civil population in the Polish territory during the German occupation.

1945
03/03/1945

March 3, 1945 – sentence on Jung

A life sentence imposed on Jung, former guard in the Radogoszcz prison. The sentence was changed to 15 years in prison. Jung was released early on December 11, 1956.

15/03/1945

March 15, 1945 – sentence on G. Krygier

A sentence of 12 years in prison imposed on Gustaw Krygier, aka Krugier, former guard in the Radogoszcz Extended Police Prison.

15/04/1945

April 15, 1945 – sentence on E. O. Lange

A sentence of 12 years in prison imposed on Edmund-Otto Lange, guard and shift head in the Radogoszcz prison. He was discharged on January 12, 1949, due to health reasons.

17/07/1945

July 17, 1945 – sentence on O. Mittmann

A sentence of 3 years in prison imposed on Oskar Mittmann. The convict was released early on March 5, 1948.

15/12/1945

December 15, 1945 – sentence on A. Adler

December 15, 1945 – sentence on A. Adler

A death sentence in the case of Adolf Adler, aka Orłowski, former guard in the Radogoszcz prison. The sentence was carried out on March 22, 1946.

28/12/1945

December 28, 1945 – sentence on J. Hoffman

A sentence of 10 years in prison imposed on Johann Hoffman, aka Horman, supplies officer in the Radogoszcz prison.

1946
22/01/1946

January 22, 1946 – Establishment of SNT

Establishment of the Supreme National Tribunal to punish German crimes committed in the territory of Poland in 1939-1945.

25/02/1946

February 25, 1946 – sentence on P. Bergman

A death sentence in the case of Paweł Bergman, former guard in the Radogoszcz prison. The sentence was carried out on March 26, 1946.

25/02/1946

February 25, 1946 – sentence on J. Fuchler

A death sentence in the case of Jan Fuchler, former guard in the Radogoszcz prison, changed to 15 years in prison. Fuchler was released early on May 7, 1954.

17/05/1946

May 14-17, 1946 – Acquittal S. Baśko

Acquittal in the case of Stanisław Baśko, cell head in the Radogoszcz prison.

09/07/1946

July 9, 1946 – sentence on A. Greiser

A death sentence in the case of Arthur Greiser, former Reich Governor of the Wartheland. Responsibility for the crimes committed in the Radogoszcz prison was included in Greiser’s indictment.

21/07/1946

July 21, 1946 – execution of A. Greiser

July 21, 1946 – execution of A. Greiser

Execution of Arthur Greiser, former Reich Governor of the Wartheland. He was hung at 7.00 a.m. in the presence of thousands of people gathered on a slope in Poznań Cytadela Park. It was the last public execution in Poland.

01/08/1946

August / September, 1946 – trial of Röster

The trial of Röster, aka Rostar, former guard in the Radogoszcz prison.

12/09/1946

September 12, 1946 – sentence on W. Pelzhausen

September 12, 1946 – sentence on W. Pelzhausen

A death sentence in the case of Walter Pelzhausen, former warden of the Radogoszcz Extended Police Prison.

14/10/1946

October 14, 1946 – sentence on W. Herman

A sentence of 3 years in prison imposed on Willy Herman, former guard in the Radogoszcz prison.

21/10/1946

October 21, 1946 – sentence on A. Mitleiner

A sentence of 3 years in prison imposed on Alfons Mitleiner, former guard in the Radogoszcz prison.

1947
28/07/1947

July 28, 1947 – sentence on K. Mision

July 28, 1947 – sentence on K. Mision

A sentence of 3 years in prison imposed on Konstanty Mision, former prisoner functionary in Radogoszcz.

17/11/1947

November 17, 1947 – Acquittal on J. Zawierko

Acquittal in the case of Józef Zawierko, cell head in the Radogoszcz prison.

1948
01/03/1948

March 1, 1948 – Execution of W. Pelzhausen

March 1, 1948 – Execution of W. Pelzhausen

Execution of Walter Pelzhausen, former warden of the Radogoszcz Extended Police Prison.

01/06/1948

1948 – sentence on E. Jaranowski

A custodial sentence imposed on Emil Jaranowski, aka Jahrmann, former guard in the Radogoszcz prison.

1949
02/03/1949

1949 – sentence on Mühler

A sentence imposed on Mühler, aka Möller, deputy warden of the Radogoszcz Extended Police Prison.

02/03/1949

March 2, 1949 – sentence on R. Leun

A life sentence imposed on Rudolf Leun. The convict was released early on June 17, 1947.

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