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

File Number: US320
Review Date:
470714
Case Number:
US320 Case No. 000-50-2-37 (US vs Walter Schmidt et al)
Crime Category:
War Crimes, NS-Crimes in Detainment Centers
Accused:

Schmidt, Walter - 2 Years (st. 450504)
Schwesig, Johann - 1 Year 8 Months (st. 450501)
Spaeth, Johann - served but not tried
Straubinger, August - 1 Year 9 Months (st. 450503)
Strauss, Wilhelm - 1 Year 9 Months (st. 450503) (R&R: disappr. of findings & sentence)
Terkl, Phillip - not served, not tried
Theissl, Friedrich - 2 Years (st. 450505)
Thellmann, Michael - 1 Year 9 Months (st. 450501)
Thienenkamp, Heinrich - not served, not tried
Tirschel, Ludwig Josef - 1 Year 10 Months (st. 450427)
Court: Intermediate Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 461219-461220
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
KL Dachau, KL Allach, KL Germering, KL Feldafing, KL Friedrichshafen, KL München-Freimann, KL Saulgau (satellite camps of KL Dachau), evacuation march from KL Dachau to Bayerdorf (26-29 April 1945), evacuation march from KL Allach to Bayerberg (27-... March 1945), evacuation march from KL Allach to Wolfratshausen (26 April - 1 May 1945)
Crime Date: 420101-450429
Victim:
Prisoners, POW's
Nationality:
unknown
Agency:
Detainment Center Staff KL Dachau, KL Allach, KL Germering, KL München-Freimann, KL Feldafing, KL Friedrichshafen, KL Saulgau
Subject of the proceeding: Performing guard and supervisory duties in the KL and during the evacuation marches, thereby participating in the subjection of POW's and civilian nationals of nations at war with Germany to cruelties and mistreatment