First Belsen Trial Aufseherin Anna Hempel/Herdlitschke

Date Of Birth : 22/06/1900
Place Of Birth : Grünberg
Position Within Bergen-Belsen : Kitchen A(2)
Comments :
Trial : First Belsen Trial
Trial Location : 30 Lindenstraße, Lüneburg 17 September - 17 November 1945
Trial Defendent Number : 44
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Brief History

Worked in a textile factory in Grünberg (now Zielona Góra, Poland)

08 May 1944 conscription into the SS and sent to Ravensbrück for Aufseherin training for three weeks.

Returns to the textile factory where she worked as a supervisor of prisoners.

28 January 1945 evacuated to Bergen-Belsen via Guben and arrived there on 17 February 1945.

08 April catches Typhus and sent to the Wehrmacht hospital in Belsen Barracks on 09 April.

15 April arrested by the British whilst in hospital.

17 September 1945. Stands trial at the 'Trial of Josef Kramer and Forty Four others' at 30 Lindenstraße, Lüneburg. Charged with Count 1

17 November 1945. Sentenced to 10 Years Imprisonment with an earliest release date of 16 July 1952.

Released 21 April 1951

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