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

File Number: US237
Review Date: 471210
Case Number: 000-Buchenwald-17 (US vs. Adam Ankenbrand)
Crime Category: War Crimes; NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers; Final Phase Crimes
Accused:
Ankenbrand, Adam - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 471013
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Schlieben (sub camp of KL Buchenwald); evacuation transport from KL Schlieben to Theresienstadt
Crime Date: 4409-4504
Victim: Prisoners, Jews
Nationality: Polish, Hungarian
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Schlieben (sub camp of KL Buchenwald)
Subject of the proceeding:
After a factory explosion the prisoners were rushed outside to a field. The accused deliberately shot and wounded a prisoner and killed another one on this occasion. During the evacuation transport by train from KL Schlieben to Theresienstadt, the accused shot a prisoner, who left the train in search for food and, later on , shot another five prisoners for straying from the group in order to pick grass to eat