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

File Number: US251
Review Date:
480210
Case Number:
000-Dachau- 2 (US vs. Sebastian Schmid)
Crime Category:
War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Schmid, Sebastian - Life Sentence (R&R: 10 Years)
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, 470915-470918
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
KL Dachau
Crime Date:
3910, 4003
Victim:
Prisoners
Nationality:
Polish
Agency:
Detainment Center Staff KL Dachau
Subject of the proceeding:
Severe mistreatment of a number of prisoners from a group of about 70 Poles from Bromberg (so-called snipers), who were among the first to be taken to the Dachau concentration camp, in September 1939. Participation in the shooting of a group of Polish intellectuals, who were taken to the Dachau concentration camp in March 1940