Karl Genzken — Doctors' Trial Index
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Generalleutnant (Lieutenant General) and Chief of the Medical Department of the Waffen-SS
Conspiracy to commit war crimes against humanity: The ordering, planning, and organization of the war crimes and crimes against humanity charged in counts two and three.
War crimes: Sulfanilamide experiments; Typhus ("spotted fever") and other vaccine experiments; Poison experiments; and Incendiary bomb experiments.
Crimes against humanity: Sulfanilamide experiments; Typhus ("spotted fever") and other vaccine experiments; Poison experiments; and Incendiary bomb experiments.
Membership in a criminal organization: Membership in the SS.
Opening Statement (December 9th, 1946)
Sulfanilamide and bone/muscle experiments (December 19th — December 21st)
Typhus (“spotted fever”) and other vaccine experiments (January 3rd — January 10th)
Prosecution’s closing statement (July 14th)
Entered pleas of Not Guilty (December 9th, 1946)
Opening statement (January 29th, 1947)
Defense case begins (February 28th)
Karl Genzken (February 28th — March 3rd)
Defense counsel’s closing statement (July 16th)
Defendant’s personal statement (July 19th)
Verdict (August 19th)
Sentenced (August 20th)