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

File Number: US246
Review Date: 480114
Case Number: 000-Buchenwald-41 (US vs. Josef Schramm)
Crime Category: War Crimes; NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Schramm, Josef - Life Sentence (R&R: disappr. of findings & sentence)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 471114-471119
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location: KL Buchenwald
Crime Date: 4401-4504
Victim: Prisoners, Jews
Nationality: Polish, Russian, Czech, unknown
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Buchenwald
Subject of the proceeding:
Participation in the assault upon an unknown number of prisoners in January 1941. Shooting of a Czech Jew during a roll call on 5 April 1945, preceding the evacuation of the camp. Shooting at a group of Russian and Polish prisoners in or near Block 49 on 10 April 1945, resulting in the deaths of two of them. Mistreatment and shooting of a Jewish prisoner shortly before the evacuation of the Jewish prisoners in the first week of April 1945