Waldemar Hoven — Doctors' Trial Index
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Hauptsturmführer (Captain) in the Waffen-SS; and Chief Doctor of the Buchenwald concentration camp.
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: Typhus ("spotted fever") and other vaccine experiments; and Euthanasia.
Crimes against humanity: Typhus ("spotted fever") and other vaccine experiments; and Euthanasia.
Membership in a criminal organization: Membership in the SS.
Opening Statement (December 9th, 1946)
Typhus (“spotted fever”) and other vaccine experiments (January 3rd, 1947 — January 10th)
Euthanasia (January 10th — January 28th)
Prosecution’s closing statement (July 14th)
Entered pleas of Not Guilty (December 9th, 1946)
Opening statement (January 30th, 1947)
Defense case begins (June 21st)
Defense counsel’s closing statement (July 18th)
Defendant’s personal statement (July 19th)
Verdict (August 19th)
Sentenced (August 20th)
Denied by the Military Governor of the US Zone (November 22nd)
Denied by the United States Supreme Court (February 16th, 1948)
Executed (June 2nd)