First Belsen Trial Aufseherin Gertrud(e) Sauer

Date Of Birth : 08/09/1904
Place Of Birth : Görlitz
Comments :
Trial : First Belsen Trial
Trial Location : 30 Lindenstraße, Lüneburg 17 September - 17 November 1945
Trial Defendent Number : 41
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Brief History

A saleswoman in Osnabrück until 1939 until her family home in Görlitz was bombed, so she returned there to work in a munitions factory.

22 September 1944 conscripted into the SS and sent to Groß-Rosen and Langenbielau Bielwa Sub Camp for three weeks training as an Aufseherin.

08 November 1944 she supervised prisoners at a Roersdorf factory.

16 February evacuated to Bergen-Belsen via Kratzau and Zittau arriving 28 February 1945.

For the first three days was given no duties, then worked with the Wood Kommando for three days.

Two days working in the Peeling Department of No. 2 Kitchen.

Two days in the Gross Frauenlager

One week in the Entlausung

09, 10 and 11th April, worked in kitchen No. 2.

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 December 1951.

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