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

File Nr.: US270
Review Date: 480309
Case Nr.: 000-Mauthausen-10 (US vs. Wilhelm Kauffeld)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Kauffeld, Wilhelm - 30 Years (R&R: 10 Years)
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470423-470424
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: KL Steyr (subcamp KL Mauthausen)
Crime Date: 4410-4412
Victim: Prisoners, Jews
Nationality: Polish
Agency: Detainment Center Staff KL Steyr
Subject of the proceeding: Ordering an ill prisoner to work, thereby causing him to commit suicide. Ordering another prisoner, who was syffering from pneumonia to be given a cold bath, as a result of which the victim died. Mistreatment of two prisoners