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

File Number: US266
Review Date:
470819
Case Number:
000-Mauthausen-4 (US vs. Arnold Damaschke)
Crime Category:
War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Damaschke, Arnold - Death Sentence (R&R: disappr. of findings & sentence)
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470422
Country where the crime had been committed:
Austria
Crime Location:
KL Mauthausen, KL Gusen I (subcamp KL Mauthausen)
Crime Date:
4204-4212
Victim:
Prisoners, POW's
Nationality:
Yugoslavian, Russian, Polish, French, Czechoslovakian
Agency:
Detainment Center Staff KL Mauthausen, KL Gusen
Subject of the proceeding:
Shooting of a number of prisoners as member of a firing squad. Gassing of 160 Russian POW's at KL Gusen I. Supervision as roll call leader of the killing of a great many invalid prisoners, who were forced to stand on the roll call square of KL Gusen I under freezing conditions after having been subjected to cold showers, in December 1942