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

File Number: US267
Review Date:
470710
Case Number:
000-Mauthausen-5 (US vs. Kurt Otto)
Crime Category:
War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Otto, Kurt - Death Sentence
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470312-470313
Country where the crime had been committed:
Austria
Crime Location:
KL Steyr (subcamp KL Mauthausen)
Crime Date:
4410-4504
Victim:
Prisoners
Nationality:
Russian, Czech., Austrian
Agency:
Detainment Center Staff KL Steyr
Subject of the proceeding:
Hanging of five prisoners and pushing another prisoner against the electrically charged wire encircling the camp, thereby causing the electrocution of the victim