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

File Number: US234
Review Date: 480227
Case Number: 000-Buchenwald-11 (US vs. Ignaz Seitz et al) 471106
Crime Category: War Crimes; Final Phase Crimes
Accused:
Seitz, Ignaz - 10 Years
Volk, Johannes - 10 Years
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 471106
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: on the evacuation march from KL Leau (sub camp of KL Buchenwald; near Bernburg)
Crime Date: 450414
Victim: Prisoners
Nationality: Polish, French, Russian, Czechoslovakian, German, Ukrainian
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Leau (sub camp of KL Buchenwald)
Subject of the proceeding: While on an evacuation march the accused were issued orders to kill all inmates unable to physically keep up with the group. When the transport arrived in the vicinity of Dessau, the German NCO in charge ordered that certain prisoners, who were lying in a wagon because they were to weak to walk, be shot.The accused, together with other SS-men, first shot a group of four and later another group of seven prisoners