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

File Number: US250
Review Date: 480122
Case Number: 000-Dachau- 1 (US vs. Anton Stinglwagner et al
Crime Category: War Crimes; NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Lengfelder, Max - Life Sentence (R&R: 20 Years)
Stinglwagner, Anton - Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470812-470814
Country where the crime had been committed: Germany
Crime Location: KL Dachau
Crime Date: 3910
Victim: Prisoners, Jews
Nationality: Polish, Czechoslovakian
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Dachau
Subject of the proceeding:
Shortly after the occupation of Poland by the German army, a group of about 70 Poles were delivered to Dachau concentration camp, where they were immediately subjected to severe mistreatment by the SS camp guards, among them the accused. 10 of the Polish prisoners died as a result of the beatings. A Czechoslovakian Rabbi while speaking to the inmates was shot and killed by the accused. A second group of prisoners - mostly Czech civilians - were also delivered to the camp around this time. Among them was a rabbi, who sought to encourage his fellow prisoners. He was immediately shot and killed by accused Stinglwagner