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

File Number: US271
Review Date:
531229
Case Number:
000-Mauthausen-12 (US vs. Karl Kania)
Crime Category:
War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Kania, Karl - 15 Years (R&R: disappr. of findings & sentence) *
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470331-470401
Country where the crime had been committed:
Austria
Crime Location:
KL Gusen (satellite camp of KL Mauthausen)
Crime Date:
4411-4503
Victim:
Prisoners
Nationality:
Polish
Agency:
Detainment Center Staff KL Gusen, prisoner functionary (room orderly Block 12)
Subject of the proceeding:
Killing and participation in killing of several fellow Polish inmates through beatings

* Remarks: the defenfant was of Polish nationality and was extradited to Poland shortly after his conviction. According to the R&R, he was subsequently sentenced to 15 years by a Polish court for committing a war crime