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

File Number: US294
Review Date:
470410
Case Number:
000-50-2-11 (US vs Josef Gombkoto et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Gombkoto, Josef - 2 Years
Halter, Anton - 2 Years 6 Months
Jauch, Michael - Acquittal
Katzian, Georg - 2 Years
Kobel, Josef - 3 Years
Thomaseth, Josef - Acquittal
Zink, Franz Erich - 2 Years
Court:
Intermediate Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 461031
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
KL Dachau, KL Landsberg, KL Überlingen, KL Friedrichshafen, KL Radrach, KL Kaufbeuren (satellite camps KL Dachau), evacuation transport from KL Überlingen to Karlsfeld (20 April 1945) and evacuation march from Karlsfeld to Wolfrathshausen (25 April 1945), evacuation march from KL Überlingen to KL Allach (20 April 1945) and from there to Starnberg (23 April 1945), prisoner transport from KL Friedrichshafen to KL Dachau, prisoner transport from KL Dachau to KL Überlingen (December 1944)
Crime Date:
420101-450429
Victim:
Prisoners, POW's
Nationality:
unknown
Agency:
Detainment Center Staff KL Dachau, KL Landsberg, KL Überlingen, KL Friedrichshafen, KL Radrach, KL Kaufbeuren
Subject of the proceeding:
Performing guard duties in the KL, as well as during the evacuation marches and prisoners' transports from KL Überlingen to Karlsfeld (20 April 1945), from Karlsfeld to Wolfrathshausen (25 April 1945), from KL Überlingen to KL Allach (20 April 1945) and from there to Starnberg (23 April 1945), from KL Friedrichshafen to KL Dachau, from KL Dachau to KL Überlingen (December 1944), thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment