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

File Number: US277
Review Date: 470414
Case Number: 000-Mauthausen-21 (US vs. Hermann Tuntke)
Crime Category: War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Tuntke, Hermann Death Sentence
Court: General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470521
Country where the crime had been committed: Austria
Crime Location: KL Wiener-Neudorf, KL Haidfeld (Sattelite camps of KL Mauthausen)
Crime Date: 4308-4504
Victim: Prisoners
Nationality: Dutch, Yugoslav and Russian
Agency: SS
Subject of the proceeding: Beating to death of three prisoners from a work detail during roll call. Killing of a sick prisoner by means of a poisonous injection and a shot through the heart