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

File Number: US315
Review Date:
470627
Case Number:
US315 Case No. 000-50-2-32 (US vs Wilhelm Velten et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:
Velten, Wilhelm - 1 Year 9 Months (st. 450503)
Veltum, Josef - 1 Year 9 Months (st. 450528)
Walter, Karl - Acquittal
Wawrzinek, Friedrich W.K.  - Acquittal
Weinert, Max - 1 Year 9 Months (st. 450503) (R&R: disappr. of findings & sentence)
Weitzel, Adolf - 1 Year 6 Months (st. 450806)
Wigianek, Johann Otto - 2 Years (st. 450503)
Wolf, Nikolaus - 1 Year 9 Months (st. 450505)
Wrla, Johann - 1 Year 9 Months (st. 450501)
Wuenschel, Michael - 2 Years (st. 450504)
Court:
Intermediate Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 461213-461216
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
KL Dachau, KL Rothschweige, KL Karlsfeld, KL Seehausen (satellite camps of KL Dachau), prisoner transport from KL Allach to KL Überlingen (28-29 October 1944), prisoner transport from KL Dachau to KL Buchenwald (5-17 November 1944), prisoner transport from KL "Trasberg" (?) to KL Allach (10-11 February 1945), evacuation march from KL Dachau (27-29 April 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450429
Victim:
Prisoners, POW's
Nationality:
unknown
Agency:
Detainment Center Staff KL Dachau, KL Rotschweige, KL Karlsfeld, KL Seehausen
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the KL and during the prisoner transports and evacuation marches, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment