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

File Number: US316
Review Date:
Case Number:
US316 Case No. 000-50-2-33 (US vs Herbert Buenger et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Buenger, Herbert - Acquitted
Eichhorn, Hans - Acquitted
Geissler, Josef - Acquitted
Hegger, Max - charges withdrawn
Hein, Leo - charges withdrawn
Hentschel, August - Acquitted
Wuertz, Nikolaus - 1 Year 6 Months (st. 450502)
Zellner, Martin - 1 Year 6 Months (st. 450607)
Zimmermann, Georg Johann - 1 Year 6 Months (st. 450502)
Intermediate Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 461212-461213
Country where the crime had been committed:
Crime Location:
KL Dachau, KL Schloss Itter, KL Allach (satellite camps of KL Dachau), evacuation transport from KL Allach to Wolfratshausen (26-28 April 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450429
Prisoners, POW's
Detainment Center Staff KL Dachau, KL Schloss Itter, KL Allach
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the KL and during the evacuation march, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment