The Fate of Ernst Schaffitz

 Translated by Irene Newhouse September 2001
and posted with permission of the Zentrale Stelle der Landesjustizverwaltungen

113 Js 32/65

Letter from the prosecutorís office in Munich to the Zentrale Stelle der Landesjustizverwaltungen regarding the investigation of against Josef Kiefer et al.  in response to their letter of 10/20/1970, II 202 AR 24-3/65

To your inquiry, I inform you that the former Leutnant Ernst Schaffitz was handed over to Poland on account of prosecutable killings, and sentenced to death by the District Court Warsaw in 1948.  The death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment.  Schaffitz died 12/6/1956 in the penal center in Sieradz, Poland.


The investigation of Josef Kiefer contains some of the allegations against Schaffits.
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