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

File Number: US233
Review Date: 471205
Case Number: 000-Buchenwald-9 (US vs. Heinrich Buuck)
Crime Category: War Crimes; NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers; Final Phase Crimes
Accused:
Buuck, Heinrich - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 471013-471014
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Sonnenberg (sub camp of KL Buchenwald); on an evacuation march from KL Sonnenstein to Praseles, Czechoslovakia
Crime Date: 450401-450507
Victim: Prisoners
Nationality: Polish, Hungarian
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Sonnenstein (sub camp of KL Buchenwald)
Subject of the proceeding: The accused, while on duty as a guard, shot and killed a Hungarian prisoner, who was attempting to steal food. On the evacuation march from KL Sonnenberg to Praseles in Czechoslovakia, the accused shot and killed nine Polish prisoners, who could not physically keep up with the group