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

File Number: US249
Review Date: 480220
Case Number: 000-Buchenwald-50 (US vs. Werner Alfred Berger et al)
Crime Category: War Crimes; NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Berger, Werner Alfred - Life Sentence
Bergt, Helmuth Friedrich - Acquittal
Bresser, Josef - 15 Years
Dittrich, Horst - Life Sentence
Hilberger, Wiegand - 20 Years
Moeckel, Herbert - 20 Years
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 471125-471203
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Buchenwald
Crime Date: 4111 ("400101") - 430630
Victim: POW's
Nationality: Russian
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Buchenwald
Subject of the proceeding:
Participation in the mass shooting of approximately 800 Russian POW's in a horse stable designed to look like a medical examination room ("Kommando 99"), on orders of the Reich Security Main Office (RSHA)