Germany (territory Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone). Office of Military Government. Civil Administration Division. / Denazification, cumulative review. Report, 1 April 1947-30 April 1948.
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DENAZIFICATION DENAZIFICATION PRISONERS IN GE1MAN ENCLOSURES BY FOhIER NAZI-AFFILIATION AND BY TRIAL STATUS As of 31 March 1947 Bavaria, Vaerttemberg-Baden, Hesse Former Nazi- Affiliation Total SD a/ ,Gestapo b/ SS O/ Leadership Corps d/ Al1 Others -~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Total 50,747 740 1,430 26,212 17,471 4,894 -Still Awaiting Trial or Result of Trial or Appeal 50,485 740 1,427 26,191 17 ,361 4, 766 Serving Sentence Imposed by Tribunals (NDeci sion final ) 262 0 3 21 110 128 128 a/ Sicherheitsdienst (Security Service of the SS) W/ Gestapo (Secret State Police) a/ Schutzstaffel (Nazi Eli'te Guard) W Leadership Corps (Official Hierarchy of the Nazi party) In Land Bremen a Law for Liberati on from National Socialism and Militarism became offective on 9 May 1947. BREMEN DENAZIFICAT ION DATA. CUIULATIVE AS OF 31 March 1947 Number Registrations received 153,089 He gistrants apparently not chargeable 114,408 Cases instituted 7,479 Cases compl eted 4,821 The close of March 1947 represented the end of the first period of activity under the Law for Liberation, as the backlog of non-chargeabl e cases had been reduced to a negligeable number. The level of performamxe of Spruchkanmern (benazification tri- burals) during April 1947 wAs greatly accelerated, the number of completed cases being 37,302 during the month as compared with 28,396 for March. The emphasis in April was placed upon the trials of those persons charged as major offenders, offenders, and lesser offenders, rather than on the less incriminated cases. While only 36 percent of the cases completed in November 1946 were those of major offenders, offenders, and lesser offenders, they represented 73 percent of cases completed in April 194T. Con- siderable progress also was made during April in the task of mailing notices of non- incrimination to those who had been amnestied or found not chargeable. Eighty percent of the total had been so notified as of the end of April 1947. During that month alone 2,373,377 notices were mailed. In Internment Eaclosures the tribunals disposed of 691 cases during March 1947, completing 488 trials and quashing proceedings for valid reasons in the case of 203. During the month 2,903 cases in the enclosures had been processed and 847 persons found as mjor offenders and offenders. Final Phase of the Denazification Pro During toa latter part of the denazification program, Military Govanment was APRIL 1948 - 7 - a I I
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