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

File Number: US296
Review Date:
470411
Case Number:
000-50-2-13 (US vs Ernst Fraenzl et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Fraenzl, Ernst - 1 Year 7 Months
Naubereit, Gustav - 2 Years
Obermeier, Wilhelm - 2 Years
Penzel, Kurt - 1 Year 9 Months
Saettele, Jacob - 2 Years
Schnur, Friedrich - Acquittal
Schwarz, Stefan 3 Years
Selzer, Walter - 2 Years
Court:
Intermediate Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 461106
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
KL Dachau, KL Kaufering, KL Allach, KL Landsberg, KL Mühldorf (satellite camps KL Dachau), KL Lublin, KL Warsaw, evacuation march from KL Kaufering to Königswald (22 April 1945), prisoner transport from KL Allach to Markirch (29 April 1945), prisoner transport from KL Landsberg to KL Mühldorf (1 March 1945), prisoner transport and evacuation march from Warsaw to KL Dachau (28 July - 7 August 1944) and from KL Dachau to KL Kaufering (14 August)
Crime Date:
420101-450429
Victim:
Prisoners, POW's
Nationality:
unknown
Agency:
Detainment Center Staff KL Dachau, KL Kaufering, KL Allach, KL Landsberg, KL Mühldorf, KL Lublin, KL Warsaw
Subject of the proceeding:
Performing guard duties in the KL, as well as during the evacuation marches and prisoners' transports, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment

Note: Accused Schwarz was an SS guard at KL Lublin and KL Warsaw; mention is made of Weiss as camp commander KL Lublin, of Ruppert as camp commander and of Kramer as company commander at KL Warsaw; also of Eichelsdoerfer as camp commander and Templ ascompany commander KL Kaufering. All were convicted in the Dachau parent case: see: US283 - US vs Weiss et al)