Nazi Crimes on Trial
'Dachau Trials'
Trials by U.S. Army Courts in Europe 1945 - 1948

File Number: US229
Review Date: 480227
Case Number: 000-Buchenwald-5 (US vs. Josef Mueller)
Crime Category: War Crimes; NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Mueller, Josef - Death Sentence (R&R: Life Sentence)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470912-470915
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Buchenwald (Weimar)
Crime Date: 4307 - 4409
Victim: Prisoners
Nationality: Polish, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff (Kapo)
Subject of the proceeding:
Participation in the execution through hanging of thirty- seven Polish officers at the crematory at Buchenwald on 23 June 1943. Participation in the public hanging of a Polish prisoner on the roll call square of KL Buchenwald in August/September 1944. Participation in the execution through hanging of 16 prisoners in the basement of the Buchenwald crematory between July 1943 and October 1944